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A Modest Proposal/The Importance of Being Earnest

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What is a modest proposal? What is it suggesting? a reasonable/appropriate suggestion
What does the author suggest children should be used for? anything that will benefit the country of England
What is the problem in the first paragraph? they are begging for food and money
what will happen to them when they get older? they will become thieves
What should the happen to the person that finds a solution to the problem of the poverty in Ireland? they will have a statue erected in their honor
at what age should these children feed and clothe others? at age one
what would using children to feed and clothe others, what would it prevent? it would prevent mothers from aborting their babies and murdering their bastard children
what did his American friend tell him about this plan? a one year old is a delicious, nourishing food
what disturbs you in paragraph 10? it describes eating babies
explain how a child will serve as two purposes or please two people. ask mr reid
what will the skin be used for? gloves and boots
Created by: 13_kgrant
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