the answer is d. douglass is still considered to be one of captain anthony's possessions.
the correct answer is: b. too many irish living in poverty.
in his recognized essay, a modest proposal, swift tackles the terrible social problem that ireland was suffering: poverty and, with it, the heavy prejudice against poor people that social inequality had generated. using a rather unusual approach to shock the audience (suggesting that poor parents should sell their kids in the meat market or even eat them), he engages the subject head-on.
he's a english poet, dramatist, and literary critic who so dominated the literary scene of his day that it came to be known as the age of dryden.
the economy was growing there and it was becoming popular.