Colonization in the theme of Conrads Heart of Darkness and Swifts a modest proposal

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Joseph Riley McCormack Professor Alan Somerset English 020 Section 007 Submission Date: March 22, 2000 Colonization in the Theme of "A Modest Proposal" and "Heart of Darkness" Starting at the beginning of the seventeenth century, European countries began exploring and colonizing many different areas of the world. The last half of the nineteenth century saw the height of European colonial power around the globe. France, Belgium, Germany, and especially Great Britain, controlled over half the world. Along with this …

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…twice. Unfortunately it seems as if history repeats itself and human beings make the same error over and over again. Bibliography Works Cited McMinn, Joseph. Jonathan Swift: a literary life. New York: St. Martinís Press. 1991. Phiddian, Robert. "Have you eaten yet? The Reader in A Modest Proposal." SEL: Studies in English Literature (Summer 1996) : 603-621. Watt, Ian. "Ideological Perspectives: Kurtz and the Fate of Victorian Progress." Joseph Conrad. Ed. Elaine Jordan. London: Macmillan Press. 1996. 32-47.