94 search results for "hyperbole"

Concord Hymn

…end at a line break; rather, it rolls over to the next line. For example, “Bid Time and Nature gently spare The shaft we raise to them and thee.” Hyperbole:…

1984

…siblings spying on the parents. Hyperbole: Hyperbole or exaggeration occurs at several places in the book. For example, i. The ideal set up by the Party was something huge, terrible,…

The Wild Swans at Coole

…Upon the brimming water among the stones Are nine-and-fifty swans.” Hyperbole: Hyperbole is a device used to exaggerate a statement for the sake of emphasis. For example, exaggeration on the…

Beowulf

…that relic of the giants. (2615-2619) These quotes from Beowulf foreshadow the coming events. 9. Hyperbole: Hyperbole or exaggeration occurs in the epic at various places such as; greedy and…

Lord of the Flies

…which points out that Piggy is the supplier of ideas to Ralph, who is nothing without him. Hyperbole: Hyperbole or exaggeration occurs when Piggy and Ralph find the conch on…

The Pearl

…bad is going to happen to his family. iv. Juana’s realization of the pearl as a bad omen for the family. Hyperbole: Hyperbole or exaggeration occurs in the novel at…

The Scarlet Letter

…face with his hands. “The whole town will awake, and hurry forth, and find me here!” (Chapter-XII) Hyperbole: Hyperbole or exaggeration occurs in the novel at several places. For example,…

Their Eyes Were Watching God

…the coming events; the first one about the difficult times for Janie and the second for her husband, Jody or Joe Starks. Hyperbole: Hyperbole or exaggeration occurs in the novel…