- Def.- over exaggeration
- Ex.- pg. 178, "Dresden was like the moon now, nothing but minerals."
- C.- The Americans and their guards come out of their shelter to see the devastation of Dresden and Billy remarks that it looked like the surface of the moon.
- C.- The hyperbole that Dresden resembled the moon serves to reveal
- C.-both the theme of the destructiveness of war and that Billy felt isolated from other humans, that he would imagine that he was on the moon, which is also evident in his content life on the planet Tralfamadore.
Friday, April 2, 2010
Slaughterhouse - Five Literary Term: Hyperbole