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“First, our heads got large, but our necks wavered, frail as crisp tulips. The eyes stayed small as well, receding into pencil dots on each side of an unshapely nose that cast remarkable shadows when we turned sideways.” This quote from “The Talk” by Gary Soto is an example of what? A. understatement B. setting C. hyperbole D. conflict

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  1. jgirl128
    • one year ago
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    what do you think the answer is?

  2. jgirl128
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    I think B and D can definitely be eliminated.

  3. jgirl128
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    would you say that quote is an understatement or an exaggeration?

  4. anonymous
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    exaggeration?

  5. jgirl128
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    yup! so the answer would be C, hyperbole. because a hyperbole is just an exaggerated statement

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thank you!

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