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Swift wants his readers to view his speaker as reasonable and compassionate. He wants the readers to describe his persona as caring because he expresses his intelligence in the first paragraphs.
I noticed that Swift’s writing was more satire when he used “the female sex” instead of just the word “women.” I believe a modern audience would get the joke faster than Swift’s contemporaries because it seems as though Swift is more advanced when referencing jokes and people his day in age may not be able to comprehend what he is trying to joke about.
Swift’s writing was dehumanizing because he references parents as “breeders” as if a parents sole purpose is to only reproduce and he references children as “burdens”. Swift’s writing shows quantification because he discusses that children may be beneficial because when they grow old they can make money. Therefor, Swift is dehumanizing children by calling them burdens and using quantification by saying they’re only useful for making money.
Swift begins with the anticipated results so he can influence his readers into thinking his proposal will produce positive results. Swift does this so he can postpone the audiences disappointment.
Swift ends the sentence after the word “food” because it allows the reader to pause and think about his statement. The speaker attempts to make Swift’s statement less intense, but Swift is trying to stir the pot.
Swift appeals to patriotism in the first paragraph when he mentions helping “the pretender in Spain.” Swift explains the differences between thrift and economy when referencing frugality. Swift mentions that the poor will have their own capital and that restaurants will be the economy. These two examples are metaphors which allows the audience to paint a picture in their heads of what he is trying to explain.
The rhetoric strategy in paragraph 17 starts by Swift introducing another proposal created by “a very worthy man.” He does this by showing a claim more enhanced than his own, so his claim does not seem as drastic.
In paragraph 21 Swift ironically identifies with Protestant landowners living in England and at their prejudices. Protestant land owners and their prejudices are  completely against Catholics and absent landlords. Swift satirizes an idea of the nature of a rational proposal. 
The assumptions Swift mentions are; fewer Papists is a good thing, people are unbelievably poor and can not afford to pay rent, refinement of taste and domestic production of goods is beneficial, the proposal would be beneficial for the parents, the increase in trade is good, and a marriage serves a social and a political purpose. 
The “expedients” Swift is discussing in paragraphs 29-31 are taxing domestic products, rejecting foreign luxury, curing the vices among women, instilling the virtues of patriotism, taxing the absentees, and rejecting divisiveness while promoting prudence, honesty, industry, and skill. Irony helps his rhetorical strategy because it adds sarcasm and emotion. 
The “vain, idle, visionary thoughts” reference the  proposals that Swift and citizens developed. These proposals are displayed ironically as “expedients.”
The final paragraph shows Swift’s rhetorical purpose by ending with Swift excusing himself with irony and in a selfish manner. 

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