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LITERARY DEVICES

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Ernestine Celestial

on 31 October 2013

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Transcript of LITERARY DEVICES

STATE
UNDERSTATEMENT
LITERARY
DEVICES
HYPERBOLE
e
a Mockingbird
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l
o
b
r
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p
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e
What
is
?
Hyp
erb
ole
a
is...
A
Hyp
erb
ole
an exaggerated statement or claim that is not meant to be taken literally.
To
Kill
by
Harper Lee
author...
known
a
from
"If I hear another sound from this room I'll burn everybody in it."
Ernestine
and
Fabia
present to you...
Celestial
Marian
then,
there
are
E
s
x
a
m
l
p
examples
non-
us
an
exa
from
mp
le
The
weekend
went
by
an
in
a
blink
of
eye
like...
"I'M SO HUNGRY,
I CAN EAT A HORSE!"
MENT
UNDER
WHAT IS
THIS?
Definition
the presentation of something as being smaller, worse, or less important than it actually is.
author
an
from
"We teachers are rather good at magic, you know."
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
-J. K. Rowling
Example from us
honor
Achieving
"A"
effortless!
is
roll
not
a
HYPERBOLE
Running a marathon
is a breeze.
non-example
FOREVER
I
sleep...
can
why
these
authors
do
use
devices?
see...
let's
The authors use these literary devices to draw attention to the situation.
Hyperboles are used by authors to make a situation stand out in their story. Understatements are used by authors to add humor, sarcasm.
ERNESTINE
Celestial
and
Fabia
Marian
THE END
by:
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