112 search results for "hyperbole"

The House on Mango Street

…life of Esperanza. Hyperbole: The novel shows various examples of hyperboles such as, i. The boys and the girls live in separate worlds. The boys in their universe and we…

Persepolis -1

…for Marjane in Iran. Hyperbole: The novel shows various examples of hyperboles are given below, i. At the age of six I was already sure that I was the last…

Figurative Language

…which include: 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…

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

…the second shows how Huck is going to follow Tom in his adventures. Both of these instances foreshadow the coming events. Hyperbole: The novel shows various examples of hyperboles as…

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…

Dracula

…(Chapter-2) The mention of the very name of Dracula and the heart-sickness that Mina feels show the shadows of the coming events. Hyperbole: The novel shows various examples of hyperboles…

Rhetoric

…you asked me to sing in front of my parents. – A hyperbole to persuade others not to use force to make you do something you don’t want to do….

Meiosis

…William Shakespeare) it is a form of meiosis. Features of Meiosis It is intentional understatement. It is used to belittle a person or an event. It is opposite to hyperbole

Mother of Pearl

…sight, coupled with hyperbole, has made this mother of pearl an enticing object exactly similar to a beautiful woman. In the final lines, he alleges that the value of this…

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:…