The purpose of Jonathan Swift's anonymous essay "A Modest Proposal" was to help poor children in Ireland with the hope that they would be of service to the public one day. He did not want the children to be a burden to I... More »

Jonathan Swift was a prolific writer who wrote famous works such as the novel "Gulliver's Travels," published in 1726, and the satirical essay "A Modest Proposal," written in 1729. His first major work written in prose w... More »

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Both John Donne and Jonathan Swift were poets as well as priests. They were also both known for their works of satire, such as Swift's "A Modest Proposal," though Donne was more publicly recognized as a romantic poet. More »

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Jonathan Swift was a prolific writer who wrote famous works such as the novel "Gulliver's Travels," published in 1726, and the satirical essay "A Modest Proposal," written in 1729. His first major work written in prose w... More »

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Both John Donne and Jonathan Swift were poets as well as priests. They were also both known for their works of satire, such as Swift's "A Modest Proposal," though Donne was more publicly recognized as a romantic poet. More »

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According to users of Ranker.com, as of 2015 the most notable Jonathan Kellerman books include "When the Bow Breaks," "Billy Straight" and "Over the Edge." Reviewers on MysteryBookStore.com have also identified the books... More »

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The theme in the story "The Last Leaf" is one of friendship, pessimism and optimism and the power of hope. "The Last Leaf" was written by William Sydney Porter and published under his alias, O. Henry. More »