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    satire

    Can I say "Swift makes a satire"?

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    Re: satire

    If you refer to Jonathan Swift, no, he can not. He died centuries ago.

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    Re: satire

    Quote Originally Posted by Gabriella Cucinotta View Post
    Can I say "Swift makes a satire"?
    If you are writing about or dicussing Swift's work, Gulliver's Travels, for example, you can use the present tense. Can you give more context?

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