Are metaphors hyperbole?
The difference between hyperbole and metaphors Hyperbole always uses exaggeration, while metaphors sometimes do. This is a metaphor: “His words were music to my ears.” The speaker compares words to music. In contrast, a hyperbolic version of the same idea would be, “That’s the greatest thing anyone has ever said.”
How is hyperbole different from exaggeration?
Exaggeration simply means going over the top. An example is when you are waiting for your friend, and you’ve been waiting 5 minutes, but you say to him: ‘I’ve been waiting for like half an hour!’ Hyperbole means UNREALISTIC exaggeration.
What is a metaphor for life and death?
The life and death are beautifully described by a drop of water on a petal of lotus feet. The drop of water is our life . It can drop at any time into the pond of water similarly we can die at any time .
What is fear metaphor?
He identifies the metaphors FEAR IS A FLUID IN A CONTAINER, FEAR IS A VICIOUS ENEMY, FEAR IS A TORMENTOR, FEAR IS AN ILLNESS, FEAR IS A SUPERNATURAL BEING, FEAR IS AN OPPONENT, FEAR IS A BURDEN, FEAR IS A NATURAL FORCE, FEAR IS A SUPERIOR (Kövecses 1990:74-78).