Hyperbole in the quotations of Charles Dickens.
Hyperbole is a literary technique in which the author uses an exaggerated statement that’s not meant to be taken literally by the reader. Hyperbole is used for emphasis, often with comedic effect.
Charles Dickens uses hyperbole a lot in his writing to help explain or reinforce an observation. The following are examples of hyperbole from our collection of over 600 Charles Dickens quotations.