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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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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 »

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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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 »

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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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Steinbeck displayed as a young man many of the traits and ideas that would later become major thematic elements in works such as "The Grapes of Wrath," "Cannery Row" and "Of Mice an... More »

"Don Quixote" was written by Miguel de Cervantes, a Spanish soldier and writer, in the early 1600s. Prior to the release of his first novel in 1585, de Cervantes served as a soldier between 1570 and 1575 and spent five y... More »

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