156 search results for "hyperbole"

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…

A Modest Proposal

…foreshadow the suggestions that Swift is going to throw before his readers. Hyperbole: Hyperbole or exaggeration occurs in the essay at various places, for example, i. I have been assured…

The Stranger 

Hyperbole: Hyperbole or exaggeration occurs in the novel at various places. For example, i. My lawyer assured me the case would take only two or three days. “From what I…

Great Expectations

…we shook hands warmly. (V-II, Chapter-3) These quotes from the book foreshadow the coming events. Hyperbole: Hyperbole or exaggeration occurs in the novel at various places. For example, i. He…

Homework! Oh, Homework!

…me pink.” Hyperbole: Hyperbole is a device used to exaggerate any statement for the sake of emphasis. The writer has used this device by comparing the homework more difficult even…

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…

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…

The Old Man and The Sea‎

…never dared to. This foreshadows that he is going to do some unusual and different. Hyperbole: Hyperbole or exaggeration occurs when Manolin makes the old man feel that he is…

To Kill a Mockingbird

…of the scenes where they appear, Atticus Finch is the real hero who fights for Tom to end racial prejudice. Hyperbole: Hyperbole or exaggeration occurs when Harper Lee writes about…

Animal Farm

…to make them prepare for the revolution. Hyperbole: Hyperbole or exaggeration occurs when Squealer is engaged in stating things and attributing them to Snowball. Old Major is also engaged in…

The Great Gatsby

…which clearly shows that he is going to rekindle his old love. Hyperbole: Hyperbole or exaggeration occurs in the novel on several occasions. For example, I’m p-paralysed with happiness.’ (Chapter-1)…

Imagery

…not what it implies. There is often the use of hyperbole, simile, or metaphors that construct an image that could be different from the actual thing or person. For example,…

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…

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 Three Types of Humor Writing In humor…

Love’s Philosophy

…such as the use of /n/ sound in “In one spirit meet and mingle” and the sound of /w/ in “What is all this sweet work worth.” Hyperbole: Hyperbole is…

In Flanders Fields

…a line break; rather, it rolls over to the next line. For example, “To you from failing hands we throw The torch; be yours to hold it high.” Hyperbole: Hyperbole

My Parents

…in the street And climbed cliffs and stripped by the country streams.” Hyperbole: Hyperbole is a device used to exaggerate a statement for the sake of emphasis. For example, “I…

Sonnet 130

…breath that from my mistress reeks.” Hyperbole: Hyperbole is a device used to exaggerate a statement for the sake of emphasis. For example, Shakespeare exaggerates the mistress’ beauty by insulting…