What is Hyperbole? Name_____ Bell___ A hyperbole is a much exaggerated statement for a dramatic effect. Friday night I went disco dancing, and when I woke up on Saturday my feet were killing me!
Name _____ Date _____ ©2007 abcteach.com Hyperbole Hyperbole is using exaggeration for emphasis.
Hyperbole- Lesson Plans and Resources Lesson Plan Goal: Students can identify hyperboles and determine when to use it in their writing. Focus: Identifying the use of hyperboles (Hyperbole (hi-pur'be-le) n.
Name: _____ Hyperbole (pronounced: hy-PER-bol-ee) is a an exaggerated phrase used in writing that is not meant to be taken literally.
Usually hyperbole is humorous ( I was so cold, I had icicles hanging from my nose or Robin ate at least a million chocolate covered strawberries!
Hyperbole Considered P RETERISM S OLVES T OO M ANY P ROBLEMS WITH H YPERBOLE The preterist position takes as hyperbole many ofthe eschatological passages in Scripture that speak ofthe return ofChrist.
* Background Exaggeration, or hyperbole, is a deliberate overstatement of some quantity (e.g., "The line was a million miles long"). Kreuz, Kassler, and Coppenrath (1998) examined the semantic and pragmatic effects of differing degrees of exaggeration.
Write a hyperbole starter like…."My dog is so ugly…" Ask the students to finish the rest of the hyperbole and jot down several responses to demonstrate these exaggerations.
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