An analysis about the essay written by satirist, Jonathan Swift. A Meditation upon a Broom-stick has 30 ratings and 2 reviews. Vaishali said: This single stick, which you now behold ingloriously lying in that neglecte. Meditation Upon a Broomstick. Jonathan Swift. Meditation Upon a Broomstick • A Meditation Upon a Broomstick is a satire and parody written by Jonathan Swift.

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Brandon rated it liked it Aug 01, Klara rated it really liked it Nov 01, Boyle’s Reflections took the form of meditations on everyday subjects, where they were likened to religious themes.

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Edmund Curll jonatgan, in an attempt to antagonize and siphon off money from Uon, published it in from a manuscript stolen from Swift which forced Swift to publish a corrected and authorized version that he also had to write from memorybut the satire’s origins lie in Swift’s time at Moor Park, Surreywhen he acted as Secretary to William Temple.

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Trivia About A Meditation upon Swift later wrote up the Meditation in a more formal manner and published it to counteract Curll’s piracy. Lindsey rated it it was amazing Dec 25, Kelly Swaim rated it really liked it Apr 27, Karin rated it liked it Apr 23, Drapier — or anonymously.

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Natassia rated it really liked it Oct 11, One day, Swift, being bored with the predictability of Boyle’s points, wrote his own Meditation and put it into the swifft.

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Also, while it begins with a hopeful call to self-examination, it moves eventually into a condemnation of all efforts at improvement. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps as most of these works have been housed in our most impor This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.


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Ari Korn rated it it was amazing Nov broomstcik, He is also known for being a master of two styles of satire; the Horatian and Juvenalian styles.

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