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2 Rampage across land –burning and massacring –left destruction and poverty.

3 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

4 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

5 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



8 Record answer to the following in your Log: 1. What is the Problem? 2. What is the proposed Solution? 3. What is your reaction?


10 MODEST= conservative, simple, PROPOSAL= suggestion, plan, idea Explain the relationship between the title and the content of this essay.

11 *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

12 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

13 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:

14 Logos~ appeal based on logic or reason Example:

15 Pathos~ appeal to emotions Example:


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