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Homework Help: English

Posted by Bunny on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 12:32pm.

5.   
Which of the following sentences from the article is an example of hyperbole?  (1 point)
A.They had proved something amazing: Ivory-billed woodpeckers still graced the planet.
B. According to experts, they need large areas of old-growth forest, including many big, dead trees, in order to survive.
C. Then a crow-sized woodpecker flew across the river and got lost among the tall trees.
D.The people who live near the ivory-bills, on the other hand, could have knocked the hats off the scientists.

My answer is D. but I'm not sure. Thank you!

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