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A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal


by Jonathan Swift

A Modest Proposal: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. The narrator addresses the many people who are concerned about the aged and sick. Which theme does this represent? -> Greed
2. In the final paragraph, the narrator insists he is a man of __________? -> Constant Sorrow
3. What motivates the landlords? -> Hope
4. Whom does the narrator address? -> The rich and powerful
5. The narrator isn't terribly preoccupied with what? -> Politics