Hyperbole in To Kill a Mockingbird


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Hyperbole is used in To Kill a Mockingbird to compare Dill's height to _____.

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1. Which of the following is NOTan example of hyperbole used in To Kill a Mockingbird?

2. What does the quote from To Kill a Mockingbird, 'A day was twenty-four hours long but seemed longer,' emphasize to the readers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The novel To Kill a Mockingbird includes several examples of hyperbole, and questions on this quiz will determine how much you comprehend about these examples. Quiz questions focus on specific examples of hyperbole, and these questions will ask you to select the matching explanations or connecting concepts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Adding these assessment tools to your study sessions will help you figure out what you know concerning:

  • Hyperbole about Dill's height
  • Distinguishing hyperbole from non-hyperbole
  • Understanding the deeper meaning of hyperbole quotes
  • Reasons to incorporate hyperbole into literature
  • True statements about hyperbole in the novel

Skills Practiced

Using this quiz and worksheet will let you upgrade the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about hyperbole in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding hyperbole about characters and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding literary uses for hyperbole

Additional Learning

To find out more information about this topic, read through the connected lesson, Hyperbole in To Kill a Mockingbird. This lesson provides answers to all the quiz questions, but the lesson also describes the following information:

  • Hyperbole definition
  • Tangible and intangible aspects of the novel
  • Descriptions of key locations, events, and individuals in the text