Swift"s rhetorical art
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Swift"s rhetorical art study in structure and meaning. by Price, Martin

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Published by Yale University Press, Oxford University Press in New Haven, Conn, London .
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  • Swift, Jonathan, -- 1667-1745.

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SeriesYale studies in English -- vol.123
The Physical Object
Number of Pages115
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Open LibraryOL16578173M

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  The groups of works which have studied rhetorical art include: A Hand Book of English Rhetorical Devices by Feng Cuihua and A Handbook of Rhetorical Devices by Robert A. Harris, which have introduced a list of English rhetorical devices commonly used in English writing. The usage of some rhetorical devices is explained in these two books. By Lemuel Gulliver, is a novel by Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan novel is considered both a satire on human nature and a parody of the “fictional travelogues’ tales" literary sub-genre. It is Swift's best known full-length work, and a classic of English literature. The book became tremendously popular as soon as it was.   Shelter's aim is to ridicule the homeless from the streets of London whereas Link happens to be on the streets of London because of small problems at home. Shelter is a more credible character and that is why the book looks more like a 'thriller' where a serial killer on the loose. A Modest Proposal was written in by Jonathan Swift.5/5(1). Gulliver's Travels was unique in its day; it was not written to woo or entertain. It was an indictment, and it was most popular among those who were indicted — that is, politicians, scientists, philosophers, and Englishmen in general. Swift was roasting people, and they were eager for the banquet. Swift himself admitted to wanting to "vex.