Using at least two current newspapers, news magazines, or television news programs, research current political and/or social issues in the U.S. or the world. Choose three or four issues to focus on. The editorial or opinion sections should be especially helpful. Compare the things either Swift or Goldsmith, or both Swift and Goldsmith, found that needed changing in their centuries to today's issues. What similar issues do we face today?
Write two pages that compares the issues of these two different times. Include your personal perspective on the issues and solutions offered for today's issues. Are they really issues that need attention as far as you are concerned? Are the solutions offered valid as far as you are concerned?
Swift uses satire as a tool to fight social vices. He uses it in two main approaches. First of all, he uses satire to make a... View the full answer