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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Hyperbole Questions

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Grade 8 Hyperbole CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.8.5

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Grade 8 Hyperbole
Which lines from the poem are an example of hyperbole?
  1. "We paused before a House that seemed / A Swelling of the Ground"
  2. "Since then 'tis Centuries and yet / Feels shorter than the Day"
  3. "My labor, and my leisure too, / For His Civility"
  4. "The Roof was scarcely visible/ The Cornice but a Mound"
Grade 8 Hyperbole CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.8.4

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In this line from the poem, which statement most accurately describes the meaning of the hyperbole?

living all the lifetimes in a heartbeat
  1. The author shows the importance of the moment when the speaker feels grown up.
  2. The author suggests that one should always listen to the heart instead of the mind.
  3. The author tells the reader that some moments are longer than many lifetimes.
  4. The author implies that the speaker has a heart condition and needs to be careful.
Grade 8 Hyperbole
Grade 8 Hyperbole
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