I had to choose exaggeration and irony examples from The Rape of the Lock I wanted someone to check to make sure I am right !

Are these quotes exaggeration?
" Then flashed the living lightning from her eyes."

"And swells her breast with conquests yet to come, the nymph exulting fills with shouts the sky; the walls, the woods, and long canals reply."

And is this an example of Irony?

"A third interprets motions, looks, and eyes; at every word a reputation dies."

asked by Justine
  1. I haven't read that work, but the first quotation sounds more like personification to me.

    The second could work for exaggeration.

    The third sounds right.

    posted by Writeacher
  2. Ok thank you

    posted by Justine

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