Hyperbole in Of Mice and Men


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Which of the following is an example of hyperbole?

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1. In Of Mice and Men, what does the following hyperbole do? 'Nobody ever gets to heaven, and nobody gets no land.'

2. Which of the following is an example of hyperbolic imagery in Of Mice and Men?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The use of hyperbole can evoke a powerful image in just a few simple words. This assessment will help you judge your knowledge of the use of this literary tool in the classic novel, Of Mice and Men with questions regarding specific uses of hyperbole in the novel as well as the main theme.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will help you determine how well you understand the use of hyperbole in Of Mice and Men, including:

  • Examples of hyperbole in the book
  • Function of this literary tool
  • Use to emphasize main theme of the novel

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Of Mice and Men
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of hyperbole
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding hyperbolic imagery in this book

Additional Learning

To learn more about this novel and literary tools, review the lesson titled Hyperbole in Of Mice and Men. This includes more details about this book, including:

  • Historical context of the novel
  • Social issues faced by different characters
  • Figurative language and its use