chapter 25 - American of my acquaintance in London that a...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–20. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
The Limits of Reason The 18 th c. ~ The Golden Age of Satire
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Satire In satire , human or individual vices, follies, abuses, or shortcomings are held up to censure by means of ridicule, derision, burlesque, irony, or other methods, ideally with an intent to bring about improvement .
Background image of page 2
The Colbert Report Doonesbury or Iraq?
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
“Wherefore being all of one mind, we do highly resolve that government of the grafted by the grafter for the grafter shall not perish from the earth.” Mark Twain “In other words, a war that could destroy the global order and cast a region of the earth into chaos was discussed for about as much time as it takes Lenscrafters to make a pair of bifocals.” Jon Stewart Quip about a one-hour meeting President Bush had with England and Spain in March 2003 about war in Iraq. AMERICAN SATIRE 19 TH -21 ST CENTURIES
Background image of page 4
William Hogarth Painter, Engraver, and Social Critic November 10 , 1697 October 26 , 1764
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Background image of page 6
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Background image of page 8
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Background image of page 10
Background image of page 11

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Jonathan Swift “I have been assured by a very knowing
Background image of page 12
Background image of page 13

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Background image of page 14
Background image of page 15

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Background image of page 16
Background image of page 17

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Background image of page 18
Background image of page 19

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Background image of page 20
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food. ..” Slavery in the 18 th c. 75% of all Africa's exports in 18th century were enslaved humans - at its height the slave trade removed 80,000 Africans per annum. The Triangular Trade Routes Olaudah Equiano [o-lah-oo-day ek-wee-ah-no] Voltaire 1694-1778 • Do we live in “the best of all possible worlds?” • Candide, a satire, is Voltaire’s answer to the blind optimism of the Enlightenment's faith in reason. Jean-Jacques Rousseau 1712-1788 • “Man is born free but everywhere is in chains” Immanuel Kant 1711-1776 • The Critique of Pure Reason (1781) • Opposed Locke’s tabula rasa • "Thoughts without content are empty; intuitions without concepts are blind." Revolution • The American Revolution (1776) Revolution • French Revolution (1789–1799)...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 20

chapter 25 - American of my acquaintance in London that a...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 20. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online