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Gabriel Moran

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A Modest Proposal by Dr. Jonathan Swift

Read essay and write a short reflection based on the Dialectical Journal or these questions: 1. What is the writer’s purpose? What need or occasion is causing him/her to write? 2. What is the writer’s argument? What is he/she claiming? 3. What audience does the writer envision? What assumptions does he/she make about that audience? 4. What persona is the writer assuming? Does he/she project an authentic voice? www.readwriteandthink.org

8th Grade, English Language Arts
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