Answer:1.At that time, Ireland was in social conditions of overpopulation and uncontrolled poverty. These major issues in the economy of the country prompted Swift to write this satiric proposal.
2.A modern audience would become skeptical in a way that they will see this as an exaggerated means for a solution. However, they will also see the sense of it as they will compare it to the modern era of economic inconsistency and incapability.
3.The fourth could be considered the most sardonic as it greatly hits parents who cannot control themselves from reproducing but cannot produce a life for their child
4.The fourth could be considered the most sardonic as it greatly hits parents who cannot control themselves from reproducing but cannot produce a life for their child
5.Swift's purpose of using a provocative approach is to provoke and evoke emotions and in the process, elicit proper and feasible solutions from the audience.
6.Personally, I don't see it as as Swift's own belief but as his way of enlightening the audience on what is truly happening with women and families.
7.The word "proposal" is very catchy in a way that people always wanted to seek for solutions and ways to answer to a problem but are often tired and lazy to have their own ideas.
8.Swift hoped to bring about awareness and ignite the people to not just observe, but also take the necessary action to make their society a better place to live in.
I think it is strongly based on what your taught and the environment you’re in. People from America have the freedom to leave the country and explore the rest of the world than people (let’s say for example) North Korea. So I think when Americans think about distance it’s very casual and normal whereas other countries aren’t allowed to leave so that thought of distance is unfathomable