A Modest Proposal
by Jonathan Swift
A Modest Proposal: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz
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Q. The narrator addresses the many people who are concerned about the aged and sick. Which theme does this represent?
Q. In the final paragraph, the narrator insists he is a man of __________?
Q. What motivates the landlords?
Q. Whom does the narrator address?
The poor and miserable
The rich and powerful
Q. The narrator isn't terribly preoccupied with what?