Understatement

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Understatment

Huh, you guys are so helpful

Posted by Anonymous on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 22:36
example

understatement example
: Chuck Norris

"eh"

the "eh" is the understatement

Posted by Anonymous on Fri, 04/18/2014 - 16:36
gracias

hola mis amigos, gracias muchos por vosotros ayudeme

Posted by Anonymous on Fri, 04/18/2014 - 16:33
HELP!

What is the purpose of an understatement In literature?

Posted by Anonymous on Wed, 11/20/2013 - 19:12
an understatement in

an understatement in literature is used to make the reading enjoyable and sexy

Posted by Anonymous on Fri, 04/18/2014 - 16:35
HELP! is this an understatement?

"... Claim i'm a thief in addition to the other labels already tattooed to my back."

Posted by Anonymous on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 02:34
Yes it is :)

Yes it is :)

Posted by Anonymous on Fri, 06/20/2014 - 01:18
HELP! is this an understatement?

Pshh...Obvioulsy noo...

Posted by Anonymous on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 03:50
Example from Sylvia Waugh's book "Earthborn"

The girl in the novel has found out that she is an alien and her parents are taking her soon to her "home planet." She runs away and the police officer investigating the incident says that “[teens] overreact” when they are confronted with a family move."

Obvious to the reader, moving to another town is nothing like moving to another planet.

Posted by Anonymous on Fri, 11/30/2012 - 20:21
Its more in a sarcastic

Its more in a sarcastic manner

Posted by Anonymous on Tue, 09/11/2012 - 04:33
?

whats the difference between understatment and irony?

Posted by Anonymous on Fri, 08/17/2012 - 05:41
you're welcome.

the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect.

the presentation of something as being smaller, worse, or less important than it actually is.

Posted by Anonymous on Wed, 03/26/2014 - 18:05

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