parent vs closest

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<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<div>
<ul>
<li></li>
<li><p></p></li>
<li></li>
</ul>
<span></span>
</div>

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children
$('p').closest('li');
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parent
$('p').parent('li');
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