Thursday, January 31, 2008

School "Fine"

Read the definition of satire and then read the satire below.

School 'Fine,' U.S. Teens Report

Having looked at A Modest Proposal, how is this piece similar? What is the appeal of a satire?  What do they accomplish that other types of text might not?  Why are they effective?  Blog your answer for Monday.


  1. Where would I be able to find A Modest Proposal?

  2. It's in our textbook. Check the index for the page number. It's by Jonathan Swift.