Poetry terminology

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