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    • Hyperbole Extreme exaggeration Ex. I’ve told you a million times! Ex. I have a million things to do. Ex. I have a ton of homework.
    • Now Your Turn. I’m so hungry… I’m so excited… My dream house was so big and beautiful…
    • Personification Giving human characteristics to something nonhuman Ex. The sun waved downto me from the great blue sky. Ex. The wind whispered inmy ear.
    • Now your turn! Identify: Is this hyperbole or personification? Ex. I was so hungry I could eat a cow. What does this example mean? Ex. His guitar sobbed a sweet melody.