the correct answer is B. He is proposing a solution to the problem of Irish parents who cannot financially support their children.
Explanation: “A Modest Proposal” (1729) An essay by Jonathan Swift, considered a masterpiece of irony. The full title is “A Modest Proposal for Preventing the Children of the Poor People in Ireland from Being a Burden to Their Parents or Country, and for Making Them Beneficial to Their Public.” This book addresses the problem of poverty in Ireland.
A. He proposes a solution to the problem of children becoming a burden to their parents and the country
Swift's proposal for easing poverty in Ireland was that that most children be sold for food at one year old.. he noted the fact that children are burden to their parents and country due to the incidence of poverty that was prevalent. he believed that the proposal benefit Irish parents in the area that they will get money for the sale of their children and they will not support their children after one year.