81 search results for "hyperbole"

Hard Times

…as both predict what is going to happen next. Hyperbole: Hyperbole or exaggeration occurs in the novel at various places. For example, i. With a rule and a pair of…

Invisible Man

…Invisible Man clearly foreshadow the coming events. Hyperbole: Hyperbole or exaggeration occurs in the novel at various places. For example, i. Two men stood directly in front of me, one…

The Kite Runner

…quotes from The Kite Runner foreshadow the coming events. Hyperbole: Hyperbole or exaggeration occurs in the novel at various places. For example, i. At parties, when all six-foot-five of him…

To My Mother

…rather, it rolls over to the next line. For example, “By that infinity with which my wife Was dearer to my soul than its soul-life.” Hyperbole: Hyperbole is a device…

The Cloud

…next line. For example; “I bear light shade for the leaves when laid In their noonday dreams.” Hyperbole: Hyperbole is a device used to exaggerate a statement for the sake…

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…

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…

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