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What is the difference between the literary terms overstatement and hyperbole?

What is the difference between the literary terms overstatement and hyperbole?

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A hyperbole is a figure of speech that involves exaggeration of ideas to imply emphasis and it means over-casting.For... View the full answer

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  • An overstament could be used the same manner as a Hyperbole because they are all exaggeration speeches emphasizing on a concept or idea.
    • stainer
    • May 16, 2018 at 2:39am

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Basically overstatement is a synonym of hyperbole and hyperbole is a synonym of overstatement hence... View the full answer

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