Select a problem that is affecting today’s society. In true Jonathan Swift fashion, propose an absurd satirical solution to this problem that we are facing. Remember, even though Swift’s proposition is entirely satirical, he still uses persuasive strategies. His arguments are logical, emotional, and ethical, just like those of the serious writer. The difference is that you, like Swift, must make use of irony, as well as three of the following satirical devices: juxtaposition, dramatic irony, caricature, sarcasm, irony, or hyperbole.
You will write a well-developed satirical argument, using various satirical devices in a way that indirectly criticizes the target of your criticism.