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HelloKitty17

  • one year ago

Help me explain why this picture is a hyperbole. Will medal!!!!!!!

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  1. HelloKitty17
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  2. jakelee
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    a Hyperbole exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.

  3. Louloubelle00
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    if i am not mistaken, it is because the backpack does not literally weigh a ton.

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    I need a very detailed explanation

  5. mustap
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    The backpack does not actually weigh a ton. A hyperbole is just an exaggeration.

  6. HelloKitty17
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    could you extend that a little more @mustap

  7. mustap
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    Let me try to see what I can do

  8. Louloubelle00
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    A hyperbole is an over or under exaggeration to describe something. In this case the picture is a child carrying a heavy bag. The quote says "This backpack weighs a ton!" Which is an over exaggeration, because the bag does not weigh that much. Rather the exclamation should say, "This backpack is very heavy!". That would be more accurate.

  9. mustap
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    A hyperbole is an extreme exaggeration used to make a point in writing. The backpack the child is wearing does not obviously weigh a ton, but it is very heavy. By saying that this backpack weighs a ton you're implying that the backpack is very heavy in an exaggerated manner. It doesn't weigh a ton.

  10. Louloubelle00
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    does tht work for you and/or help you understand?

  11. HelloKitty17
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    thank you to the both of you @Louloubelle00 @mustap

  12. Louloubelle00
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    no problem! Hopefully you have a better understanding now too!

  13. mustap
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    No problem. Be sure to close the question once you are done.

  14. HelloKitty17
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    medal eachother

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