Cross-Over Assignment on Satire (due Wed., May 21)
"A Modest Proposal" (click here if
you lost the copy I gave you)
- Read "A Modest Proposal" by J. Swift. It is an
example of a satire. Click here for more information about
- Write a critical response to Swift's essay.
("Critical response" = Write a thorough exploration of your reaction to the
piece and why you had that reaction. Using bits of text to focus on can
help structure your response.)
- Post responses on-line (through the Hitchhiker's
Blog) for extra credit.