Hyperbole and Act IV

Hyperbole—an extreme exaggeration

Example:  Romeo:  Alack, there lies more peril in thine eye than twenty of their swords

We see a lot of hyperbole in Shakespeare’s writing.  These will be tested on your EOCs so be sure to understand them.  Act IV today!

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