Showing posts with label Satire. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Satire. Show all posts

The First Men In The Moon / H. G. Wells

Title: The First Men In The Moon 
Author: H. G. Wells
Subjects: Classic; Science Fiction; Fiction

It is the story of a journey to the Moon of two men, a businessman narrator, Mr. Bedford, and an eccentric scientist, Mr. Cavor. Bedford and Cavor discover that the Moon is inhabited by a sophisticated extraterrestrial civilization of insect-like creatures they call "Selenites". Like other books from Wells, this book also inspire a lot of people. 

Northanger Abbey / Jane Austen

Title: Northanger Abbey 
Author: Jane Austen
Subjects: Classic; Fiction; Satire

Northanger Abbey is a satire of Gothic novels. It is a story of young girl Catherine Morland, who entertains the reader on her journey to a better understanding of the world and those around her. She discovers that she differs from those other women who crave wealth or social acceptance. She wishes only to have happiness supported by genuine morality.

A Modest Proposal / Jonathan Swift

Title: A Modest Proposal 
      For preventing the children of poor people in Ireland, from being a burden on their parents or country, and for making them beneficial to the public - 1729 
Author: Jonathan Swift 
Subjects: Fiction; Essay; Satire; Humor 

It is a melancholy object to those, who walk through this great town, or travel in the country, when they see the streets, the roads and cabbin-doors crowded with beggars of the female sex,

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