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John Donne and Jonathan Swift were both influential English writers who lived during the 17th century. They both employed wit and satire in their works to address social and political issues of their time. Additionally, both writers had a keen interest in exploring complex themes such as religion, politics, and human nature in their writings.

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Both were members of the clergy.

Politics affected their writing.

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