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.
which of these number is the best main idea?
answer: best main idea (1) no one likes a bully.
explanation: bullying has no place in our society. the other statements are examples of explanations and solutions to the behavior of bullies.