Yoda is cooking dinner tonight and Obi-Wan has been waiting for so long his stomach is growling.
Recall that you use a hyperbole when you want to intentionally exaggerate or overstate, usually to emphasize a point or for comedic effect.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HyperboleSelect all sentences below that represent a hyperbole.
Obi-Wan is like a hungry wolf waiting for its feast. Aligned with Common Core:
Obi-Wan is so hungry he could eat a whale.
Yoda is as slow as a snail.
Yoda threw the pizza dough so high it touched the sky.
- Determine the meaning of words and phrases as
they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and
- Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.