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Hyperbole

a hyperbole is an unreal exaggeration to emphasize the real situation. Some other common Hyperbole examples are given below. Common Examples of Hyperbole My grandmother is as old as the…

Adynaton

in the use of adynaton are exaggerated in order to emphasize something. Adynaton and Hyperbole Adynaton is a kind of hyperbole, though it is an extreme form. When hyperbole goes…

Trope

…the meanings and understanding of trope, it has been classified into several types. Some of its types include, irony, hyperbole, metaphor, allegory, litotes, pun, personification, simile, metonymy, and synecdoche. Here…

Figure of Speech

…wound their way into her hair. This is trait of using finger-tips in hair is a human one. Understatement and Hyperbole These two figures of speech are opposite to each…

Exaggeration

…beloved the river Nile, and the tower of Pisa. He also says that her smile like that of the Mona Lisa. Hyperbole Hyperbole is an extreme, extravagant, and impossible exaggeration,…

What are Literary Devices

…also readers a greater understanding and appreciation of their literary works. Examples are: metaphor, simile, alliteration, hyperbole, allegory etc. In contrast to Literary Elements, Literary Techniques are not unavoidable aspect…

Figurative Language

…Simile Metaphor Personification Onomatopoeia Oxymoron Hyperbole Allusion Idiom Imagery Symbolism Alliteration Assonance Consonance Metonymy Synecdoche Irony Sarcasm Litotes Pun Anaphora Tautology Understatement Short Examples of Figurative Language Similes His friend…

Helping Verb

…uses hyperbole to express his deep love for his beloved. He says his final farewell through the use of the modal helping verbs “shall” and “will,” in order to promise…

My Kingdom for a Horse

…boat, a boat, a boat, a full hundred marks for a boat!” Literary Devices Hyperbole: This phrase is hyperbolic, because no horse can cause the loss of a kingdom. Dramatic…

Humor

…humor. Humor is, in fact, the end product and not the device itself. These devices are: Hyperbole/Exaggeration Incongruity Slapstick Surprise Sarcasm Irony Pun Examples of Humor in Literature Example #1:…