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.

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