Presentation on theme: "Rampage across land –burning and massacring –left destruction and poverty."— Presentation transcript:
Rampage across land –burning and massacring –left destruction and poverty.
Catholics are not permitted to… own land vote marry a Protestant join the armed forces bare arms be educated abroad Irish Catholics reduced to impotent servants
18 th century: English landlords owned much of Irelands property. They charged outrageous rent England imposed high taxes on Ireland English had negative attitude toward Roman Catholics
In the late 1720s, starvation was widespread in Ireland. Irish harvest had been poor for years Farmers couldnt pay rent demanded by English landlords Beggars and starving children filled the streets
Record answer to the following in your Log: 1. What is the Problem? 2. What is the proposed Solution? 3. What is your reaction?
MODEST= conservative, simple, PROPOSAL= suggestion, plan, idea Explain the relationship between the title and the content of this essay.
*a literary device used to ridicule or make fun of human vice or weakness, often with the intent of correcting, or changing, the subject of the satiric attack Irony permeates satire: Verbal Irony Exaggeration Understatement Faulty Logic
Verbal Irony To use words that are the opposite of those one might expect to read Exaggeration: To enlarge, increase, or represent something beyond normal bounds so that it becomes ridiculous and its faults can be seen. Understatement: To downplay event/situation to make it seem less important/serious than it is Faulty Logic: To misuse logic to arrive at the conclusion author/narrator prefers rather than one of sound basis
Swifts proposal to end poverty in Ireland, though satiric, employs strong persuasive elements: Ethos~ appeal based on the character of the speaker. An ethos-driven document relies on the reputation of the author Example:
Logos~ appeal based on logic or reason Example: