A modest proposal 12. Lines 174–185: Explain the irony in the statement that the Irish “stay at home on purpose to deliver the kingdom to the Pretender”? How does the narrator’s tone in lines

A modest proposal

12. Lines 174–185: Explain the irony in the statement that the Irish “stay at home on purpose to deliver the kingdom to the Pretender”? How does the narrator’s tone in lines 182–185 convey irony?