161 search results for "hyperbole"

Birches

…it, and one eye is weeping From a twig’s having lashed across it open.” Hyperbole: Hyperbole is a device used to exaggerate a statement for the sake of emphasis. For…

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…

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…

Mary Had a Little Lamb

…line, couplet or stanza such as; “And everywhere that Mary went The lamb was sure to go.” Hyperbole: Hyperbole is a figure of speech in which the writer purposefully and…

In the Bleak Midwinter

…Assonance: Assonance is the repetition of vowel sounds in the same line such as the sound of /o/ in “Our God, Heaven cannot hold Him, nor earth sustain”. Hyperbole: Hyperbole

This Little Piggy

…little piggy went to market”. Hyperbole: Hyperbole is a figure of speech in which the writer purposefully exaggerates something to an extreme. For example, “This little piggy had none” the…

John Henry

Hyperbole: Hyperbole is a device used to exaggerate a statement for the sake of emphasis. For example, “It’s nothing but my hammer catching wind.” Here hammer is both exaggerated and…

My Son My Executioner

…Who seemed to live forever Observe enduring life in you And start to die together. Hyperbole: Hyperbole is a device used to exaggerate a statement for the sake of emphasis….

O Me! O Life!

…poor results of all, of the plodding and sordid crowds I see around me.” Hyperbole: Hyperbole is a device used to exaggerate a statement for the sake of emphasis. For…

Ephesians 2:10

…his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them’. Hyperbole – Ephesians 2:10 is also a good example of…

1 Thessalonians 5:18

…in In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. Hyperbole – As the verse requires the readers or Christians to be…

Matthew 25:23

…talents to explain the importance of learning, investing, and gaining financial blessing through that act. Hyperbole – The verse Matthew 25:23 is also a good example of hyperbole as Jesus…

John 8:32

…ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free’. Hyperbole – The verse is also a good example of hyperbole as the speaker, Jesus, is exaggerating the…

James 5:16

Hyperbole – The verse is a good example of hyperbole as it appears to have exaggerated the role of confession and prayer. Also, a person is not likely to be…

  Examples Of Figurative Language In Poetry

…Symbolism, Alliteration, Hyperbole, and many more. For a detailed list refer to this article: https://literarydevices.net/figurative-language/. Here are a few examples of figurative languages in a poetry Ode To A Nightingale…

John 14:2

…a promise and assurance from Jesus to His readers. It also consists of some significant literary devices. Here are the examples. Hyperbole – The phrase ‘In my Father’s house are…

1 Peter 5:7

…verse. For example, the sound of /r/ in ‘Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you’. Hyperbole – The verse is also a good example of Hyperbole

Proverbs 18:22

…sound of /o/ in ‘obtaineth favour of the Lord’. Hyperbole – The verse Proverbs 18:22 might be a good example of hyperbole, as King Solomon appears to have exaggerated the…

Isaiah 60:22

…a strong nation’. Hyperbole – The verse is also a good example of hyperbole as the speaker is exaggerating the words said by God that he will speed up their…