Tagged: irony

Types of Humor

Types of Humor

Literary devices that create humor As you read, you will encounter many types of humor, and you will find some types funnier than others. If you want to learn to use humor in writing, it helps...

Jonathan Swift, author of A Modest Proposal and Gulliver's Travels

A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift

This famous satirical essay by Jonathan Swift, the author of Gulliver’s Travels, was intended to mock harsh attitudes towards the poor and to critique British policies relating to the Irish. It was originally published as...