|Writers use many techniques to make their writing interesting to read. One of these techniques is to use what is called figurative language, which is a special way of using words. There are four common types of figurative language. These are the simile, metaphor, personification, and hyperbole.
HYPERBOLEA hyperbole is an exaggeration used for emphasis.
Directions: Write a short story and use hyperboles to make it interesting. As a homework, read a book and find examples of hyperbole.