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Hyperbole

Definition of Hyperbole Hyperbole is a figure of speech and literary device that creates heightened effect through deliberate exaggeration. Hyperbole is often a boldly overstated or exaggerated claim or statement…

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…

Figure of Speech

…they mean. Here are some common examples of conversational figures of speech: Hyperbole Hyperbole is a figure of speech that utilizes extreme exaggeration to emphasize a certain quality or feature….

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…

Phenomenal Woman

…fire. Hyperbole: A hyperbole is used to exaggerate a particular condition or situation. Maya has used hyperbole in the start of the second stanza, “I walk into a room just…

Lady Lazarus

…it moves over the next line. For example, “The second time I meant To last it out and not come back at all.” Hyperbole: Hyperbole is a device used to…

The Metamorphosis

…the family as well as the useful worker of the company. Hyperbole: Hyperbole or exaggeration occurs in the novel at various places. For example, i. One morning, as Gregor Samsa…

Of Mice and Men

…to be Lennie, later. Hyperbole: Hyperbole or exaggeration occurs when Crooks says to George, “A guy goes nuts if he ain’t got nobody. Don’t make no difference who the guy…

Pride and Prejudice

…Bingley’s married or single life is also a type for foreshadowing. Hyperbole: Hyperbole or exaggeration occurs when Jane Austen opens the book; “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a…