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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 h...
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....
Now your turn! Identify: Is this hyperbole or personification?   Ex. I was so hungry I could eat a cow. What does this exa...
Literary devices
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Literary devices

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Literary devices

  1. 1. 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.
  2. 2. Now Your Turn. I’m so hungry… I’m so excited… My dream house was so big and beautiful…
  3. 3. Personification Giving human characteristics to something nonhuman Ex. The sun waved downto me from the great blue sky. Ex. The wind whispered inmy ear.
  4. 4. 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.

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