Poetry terminology

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  • 1
    When several words begin with the same sound it is called?
    hyperbole
    alliteration
    simile
    theme
    onomatopoeia
  • 2
    What is it called when you give human qualities to a non-human object?
    symbolism
    figurative language
    rhyme scheme
    imagery
    personification
  • 3
    The use of a comparison or an exaggeration to make a point is called?
    hyperbole
    metaphor
    alliteration
    rhyme scheme
    figurative language
  • 4
    A direct comparison of two very different things linking them with the words "like" or "as" is a?
    personification
    theme
    imagery
    onomatopoeia
    simile
  • 5
    A figure of speech or an exaggeration is also a?
    simile
    personification
    alliteration
    hyperbole
    theme
  • 6
    The use of symbols is called?
    symbolism
    hyperbole
    imagery
    onomatopoeia
    alliteration
  • 7
    When you use image words to make you imagine something is?
    alliteration
    hyperbole
    personification
    rhyme scheme
    imagery
  • 8
    When the first line is designated as "A" and the sound at the end of the second line is designated as "B" that is a?
    hyperbole
    imagery
    symbolism
    personification
    rhyme scheme
  • 9
    A direct comparison of two very different things is a?
    theme
    metaphor
    personification
    onomatopoeia
    imagery
  • 10
    What is the main idea of a piece of writing?
    figurative language
    theme
    sumbolism
    alliteration
    metaphor
  • 11
    A word whose sound seems to express or reinforce its meaning words that imitate a sound is?
    hyperbole
    onomatopoeia
    personification
    theme
    imagery