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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Published first published This book is not yet featured on Listopia. One day, Swift, being bored with the predictability of Boyle’s points, wrote his own Meditation and put it into the book.

Views Read Edit View history. It was full of sap, full of leaves, and full of boughs; but now in vain does the busy art of man pretend to vie with nature Works by Jonathan Swift.

A Meditation upon a Broom-stick by Jonathan Swift

Ari Korn rated it it was amazing Nov 08, Want to Read saving…. Swift later wrote up the Meditation in a more formal manner and published it to counteract Curll’s piracy. THIS single stick, which you now behold ingloriously lying in that neglected corner, I once knew in a flourishing state in a forest.


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Brett rated it really liked it Jan 05, Open Preview See a Problem? These reflections were very meditagion in the Temple household. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. A Meditation upon a Broomstick Jonathan Swift.


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Sandi rated it liked it Mar 07, Retrieved from ” https: His last days are spent in slavery to women, and generally the least deserving; till, worn to the stumps, like his brother besom, he is either kicked out of doors, or made use of to kindle flames for others to warm themselves by. He is also known for being a master of two styles of satire; the Horatian and Juvenalian styles.

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