My summary of this is sticking to the exact meaning and avoiding exaggeration metaphor or embellishment

So the law of literal interpretation then says "Always interpret scripture sticking to the exact meaning and avoiding exaggeration, metaphor or embellishment wherever possible, and only if this fails are you to seek another way of interpretation." Note: this is not denying that there are other ways of interpreting scripture, nor does it deny that the bible uses exaggeration, metaphor and embellishment. All it does is tell us to avoid these things.

Here is another version of the Law of Literal Interpretation.

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