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A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal

by Jonathan Swift

A Modest Proposal: Symbols True or False

1. What do the landlords devour (besides children)?Resources and money
2. Who would be "constant customers for infants' flesh"?Cottagers
3. Who are grouped in with the sheep, cattle, and swine?Poor children
4. The politicians symbolize whom?Swift's readership
5. The narrator symbolizes whom?Wealthy Protestants

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