Poetry terminology

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