Another example of dylan using the hyperbole is in

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he is/was very surprised that he received the award. Another example of Dylan using the Hyperbole is in paragraph three, in which he says, “ … I would have to think that I’d have about the same odds as standing on the moon ”. He is amplifying that he never thought it would’ve been possible to be given the Nobel Prize. Two other rhetorical strategies that are used in the speech are comparison and repetition. The author uses these devices in paragraphs five, nine, and ten; however, he mentions in paragraph five how Shakespeare possibly asked himself a series of questions about his poetry, in which a question that most likely never crossed his mind about his poetry was “ is it literature ”. In connection with this, in paragraphs nine and ten, Bob Dylan utilizes comparison by comparing himself to Shakespeare, mainly by expressing how he also asks questions to himself, but instead about his music. He even articulates how he never would’ve thought that he could ask himself, “
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is my music literature ”. Dylan uses repetition in this by repeating the statement, is it literature;
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