A Description of the Morning by Jonathan Swift

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What is the subject matter of the poem ''A Description of the Morning'' by Jonathan Swift?

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"A Description of the Morning " speaks to the social isolation that is inherent in a capitalist, and particularly, industrialized capitalist society. The poem describes that stark social separation between the working and upper classes, and has a general anti-industrialization feel. The description of the morning has a unnatural feel to it. Rather than the natural ways of rising in the morning, that has a generally gentle feel to it of preparing for the day in the gentle light of dawn, the author speaks about the immediate hard and tedious tasks that the working class must endure. The upper class are able to enjoy the early hours of the morning in peace and serenity while the working class must throw themselves into hard work solely for the...

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