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ENG 1020 - Barfoot (Modest Proposal): Literary Analysis

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Writing a Literary Analysis

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Possible Search Terms

"A Modest Proposal" - title of the essay (use quotation marks to force exact phrase)

Jonathan Swift - author of A Modest Proposal

Jonathan Swift and "A Modest Proposal" - author and title

Literature Databases

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