Exaggeration

This article describely focus on Exaggeration. The exaggerator has been a familiar figure in Western culture since at least Aristotle’s discussion of the alazon: ‘the boaster is regarded as one who pretends to have distinguished qualities which he possesses either not at all or to a lesser degree than he pretends. Expressions associated with exaggeration include: catastrophization, hyperbole, laying it on thick, magnification, maximization, overblowing.