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persona

a speaker apart from the auhor who is himself an object of satire

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example of persona

speaker - pat o malley
- married, children, not a big fan of catholics, annoyed by irish , serious
writer - JS
- american, small anti catholic, irish (sometimes annoyed) not being serious

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shocking statements

ideas meant to call the audinces attention in a startling matter, the ideas will stick w reader after finished w piece

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shocking statements example

buying children alive and dressing them hot from the knife as we do roasting pigs

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irony

a contrast between expectation and reality, contrast between what is said and what is meant

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irony example

he says he has no personal interest in the plan except for the country, but he will actually benefit and spare himself from emotional pain

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understatement

creating emphasis by saying less than is actually or literally true

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understatement example

saying people might think it may be cruel but its actually super cruel

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subject of MP

life in ireland 1700s

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occasion of MP

potato famine, poverty, confict with english and irish the passing of the penal laws tryna punish irsih catholics, overpopulation

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audience of MP

upper class, especially english. people who can make changes

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purpose of MP

to propose a solution to fix problems in ireland

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characteristics of restoration lit

1) satire
2) nonfiction
3) balance, order, logic

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john locke's main ideas

- people have a right to remove gov w force if it abuse power
- lets get rid of the king

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what 2 ideas restored in resoration

anglicanism and monarchy

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2 parties england is divided into

whigs and tories

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tories

aristocrats
- pro royal authority, anglicanism, french expansion

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whigs

nobles and landownders
- pro limiting royal authority and war w france

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charles 1

king beheaded bc civil war

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oliver cromwell

takes power after charles he first is dead and his son fled e is a dictator for 11 years. lord protector

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house of stuart

limiting the power of the king. james II wiliam and mary and anne

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james II

restores catholicism, deposed in glorious revolution

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william and mary

sign english bill of rights

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anne

outlives all 16 children, ends the house of stauart bc no heir

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house of hanover

overthrown in glorious rev, bloodless. george i , george ii, george iii

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george i

spoke no english, relies hevaily on prime minister and invents this poisiton

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george iii

mental illness
loses the american colonies