Irony is a type of lyric which aims at modifying the disorganizations by picturing and criticizing the disadvantages and deficits of the society. In this regard, they can be considered as the most effective type of criticism. This method of expressing is not the result of prejudice or hatred, but it is a critical review on various disadvantages in the society which is mentioned in a special kind of language accompanied by laughter resulted from sorrow and sadness. Irony has an extended application nowadays while in the past it overlapped libel, facetiousness, and ridicule. “Abolghasem Payandeh” and “Jalal Al-e-Ahmad” are two contemporary writers, and critics who have satirical style. Through using satire in their stories they reveal the shortcomings and vices of the society aiming at awakening people and repairing the situation. Although they both had the same goal and they both used the same tools and ploys, due to the difference in the origin, social status, and approaches the employed, the product of their efforts are different. The aim of comparing these two writers is to show these similarities and differences. Although regarding time and language they are close to each other, Abolghasem Payandeh’s criticism is more socio-cultural, and Jalal Al-e-Ahmad’s is more socio-political. They both employed techniques like similes, irony, folk interpretation, strange word formation, etc, but satirical similes are more frequent in Abolghasem Payandeh’s works, while in Jalal Al-e-Ahmad’s works Irony and folk interpretation are more frequent.