Hyperbole in literature
Hyperbole is exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
Examples- cartoons that use hyperbole: pecos bill, and paul bunyan
A figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or effect, as in I could sleep for a year or This book weighs a ton. An hyperbole is when something is exaggerated.When you are really tired you say "I am dead". You really are not dead - just really tired.