A Modest Proposal
by Jonathan Swift
A Modest Proposal: Symbols Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around A Modest Proposal? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What do the landlords devour (besides children)?
Resources and money
Q. Who would be "constant customers for infants' flesh"?
Rich Irish families
The royal family
Q. Who are grouped in with the sheep, cattle, and swine?
Q. The politicians symbolize whom?
Q. The narrator symbolizes whom?