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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…

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…

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:…

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…

Composed upon Westminster Bridge

…majesty.” Hyperbole: Hyperbole is a device used to exaggerate a statement for the sake of emphasis. Wordsworth has used this device in the opening lines poem as he exaggerates about…

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…

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

Not Waving but Drowning

Hyperbole: Hyperbole is a device used to exaggerate a statement for the sake of emphasis. For example, “I was much too far out all my life”. This line exaggerates the…

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…