A Modest Proposal Intended Audience Analysis

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Yong June Jung Ms. Foster British Literature 24 January 2016 Who is the intended audience of “A Modest Proposal” and why? A Modest Proposal, is a satire literature essay written by Jonathan Swift, mourns the sad destiny of Irish individuals who are confronting issues of desperation and neediness by confusing the readers. The author uses confusing words and descriptions to make the reader think that the intended audience is Irish people. However, Irish people are just ostensible audiences which they want to help the Irish beggars. The real audience is the British politicians and the upperclassmen. Firstly, his target group was not Ireland, in spite of the fact that the Irish individuals were the subject of this piece. It was actually England
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