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  • Irish Immigration Stereotypes

    As well as religious differences, the new immigrants faced stereotypes that ‘Clashed’ with Protestant American values. These stereotypes were highlighted to put down the Irish immigrant community and were created out of fear because these Irish immigrants challenged for job openings. The Irish immigrants were stereotyped as barbaric, unskilled, impoverished and unpolished. Anti-Irish cartoons for magazines such as Harper's Weekly featured cartoons by Thomas Nast and depicted Irish immigrants as…

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  • Quarantine And My Country In Darkness By Eavan Boland

    events often inspire authors to produce works of literature that capture the essence of the time period. Eavan Boland, a popular Irish author, has produced many works of literature that shed light on both history and culture. Born in 1944 in Dublin, Ireland, Boland was the daughter of a diplomat and a painter. At a young age, Boland and her family moved to England, where she was rejected by many people because of her Irish background. Her struggle to gain acceptance sparked an even stronger…

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  • Hypocrisy In A Modest Proposal By Jonathan Swift

    execute his wittiness in a style that was practically unique in collected works of writing. In “A Modest Proposal”, Swift successfully uses hypocrisy, sarcasm, and exaggeration to expose his infuriation of politicians, papists, and the poor citizens of Ireland. In “A Modest Proposal”, Jonathan Swift wrote a pamphlet in protest to the cruel treatment of the…

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  • Literature And Criticism In A Modest Proposal By Jonathan Swift

    promote foreign luxury…” (Swift) This conveys the idea that Ireland was very dependent on England for luxury imports for certain items listed above: clothing, furniture and anything that could be made simply in their own country. This was actually said what was the one thing needed to save Ireland from the state of poverty that they found themselves in. It was Fanning and Garvin that said there were three things needed to reform Ireland; they needed spots in the government that was in charge of…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Jonathan Swift's A Modest Proposal

    current attitudes and viewpoints of the wealthy Irish citizens. He is able to use a combination of a reason-based approach and set a tone of humor and slight disgust to appeal to the patriots, the religious, the rich, the commoners, and the beggars of Ireland. Swift keeps the tone of the paper formal and logical,…

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  • Sarcasm And Cannibalism: Analysis Of Swift's Modest Proposal

    realized, it is possible to recognize the planning and patience it took to write such a simple but powerful essay all while keeping the logical matter of fact tone. Two patient pages of vague, yet moving content about the issues on the streets of Ireland that built Swift’s ethos and invoked pathos in the audience. Followed by 6 pages of excruciating detail about the logistics and why cannibalism was a fantastic and logical solution. All of which tossed the audience around, invoking pathos and…

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  • Sailing To Byzantium Analysis

    Three Messages From Sailing to Byzantium The author of Sailing to Byzantium, William Butler Yeats was one of the most prolific poets of his day. He was from Ireland, but he moved to England once he figured out that England was the place to be. W.B. Yeats used his fantastic skills to write some of the best poetry out there. Adrian Paterson from The Irish Times states, “Yeats today is respected rather than loved.” This is an incredible feat to accomplish, to be so loved that you are respected is…

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  • Summary Of The Pomegranate By W. B. Yeats

    imagery and, later, his explorations of the country’s political and social struggles, he gave a bold poetic voice to Ireland. His influence on the national narrative of Ireland propelled him into the Irish Senate for two terms and solidified his legacy as the driving force behind the Irish literary revival. In 1967,…

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  • A Modest Proposal By Jonathan Swift: An Analysis

    Our big blue world is dying and we are the cause. Human beings are wasteful creatures: people overstock their fridge with food that they will just toss out because it was left in their too long, some countries ( the USA) won’t invest into renewable energy because they are afraid of losing their oily money, then we make things that are more harmful than good like Whole Foods already peeled organic oranges that come in a decent size clear plastic container that cost about six dollars. Humans take…

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  • The Great Famine: An Analysis

    Second, nationalism, a patriotic feeling for one’s country, used by both the working-class and capitalists resulted from the class divide. Regarding the working-class’s utilization, the Great Famine serves as an example. When the Irish population boomed, and the potato crop plummeted, a famine resulted. The British government did very little to help the struggling Irish, and nationalism became the Irish workers’ tool to counter the capitalistic British. McKay describes, “The Great Famine also…

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