Tell me about the harshest, most difficult to hear — but accurate — criticism you’ve ever gotten. Does it still apply?
Hyperbole: an extreme and deliberate (on purpose) exaggeration or overstatement for effect.
We used a graphic organizer to search for, identify, and explain the meaning of the words found in the short story “Cask of Amontillado” (1) verbal irony, (2) situational irony, (3) dramatic irony, (4) sarcasm, and (5) hyperbole. Turned in at the end of class.