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hyperbolic exaggeration in pop culture and miss patsy cline

MISS PATSY CLINE may seem to be the focus of this ar­ticle, but she’s not—at least, not pri­marily. Pri­marily it’s about hy­per­bole in de­scribing the ac­com­plish­ments of pop­ular stars, even when the artist doesn’t need any em­bell­ish­ment to shine among the other stars. Fans of any field of artistic or ath­letic en­deavor are given to ex­ces­sive brag­ging about their faves, whether it’s rock bands or comic book artists or base­ball players. [Continue reading]