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What is the meaning of the word hyperbole and how can it be used effectively in a novel?



A. Hyperbole is a gross exaggeration. Can be used to emphasise particular characteristics or the magnitude of an event

This question is part of Year 7 English Quiz
Asked by Specialkay, Last updated: Mar 28, 2020

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered May 29, 2017

Hyberboles are overexagerated expressions used to make stories or texts more interesting to the reader.
 

aysantumrus

Aysantumrus

Answered Jan 22, 2017

Exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Jan 22, 2017

Hyperbole is a gross exaggeration. Can be used to emphasise particular characteristics or the magnitude of an event
 

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