This hyperbole gives us the impression that she wears too much

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Hyperbole
A figure of speech that uses
exaggeration to express strong
emotion, to make a point, or to
evoke humor.
An extravagant statement or
figure of speech not intended to
be taken literally.
Example of Hyperbole
He was so hungry, he could
eat a horse.
Hyperbole because it is gives
the impression that he is really
hungry, yet he is not literally
going to eat a horse.
Example of Hyperbole
My sister uses so much makeup,
she broke a chisel trying to get it off
last night!
This hyperbole gives us the
impression that she wears too
much makeup, but isn’t actually
taking it off with a chisel.
Hyperbole -- Examples
I’m so
sad, I
could cry
a river.
Example of Hyperbole
My teacher is so old, she
personally taught William
Shakespeare!
This explains to us that she is an
extremely old lady. Shakespeare was
born in 1564 which tells us the
teacher is old but obviously not as old
as Shakespeare.
Where is the Hyperbole?
Hyperbole- Romeo and Juliet
Act 1, Scene 1When Romeo is in deep love with
Roseline, but then when he sees
Juliet he forgets all about Roseline
and goes right for Juliet.
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