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
    rhyme scheme
    imagery
    personification
    figurative language
  • 3
    The use of a comparison or an exaggeration to make a point is called?
    metaphor
    figurative language
    hyperbole
    alliteration
    rhyme scheme
  • 4
    A direct comparison of two very different things linking them with the words "like" or "as" is a?
    imagery
    onomatopoeia
    theme
    personification
    simile
  • 5
    A figure of speech or an exaggeration is also a?
    theme
    simile
    hyperbole
    personification
    alliteration
  • 6
    The use of symbols is called?
    onomatopoeia
    symbolism
    imagery
    alliteration
    hyperbole
  • 7
    When you use image words to make you imagine something is?
    alliteration
    imagery
    personification
    rhyme scheme
    hyperbole
  • 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?
    personification
    rhyme scheme
    hyperbole
    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?
    alliteration
    sumbolism
    figurative language
    metaphor
    theme
  • 11
    A word whose sound seems to express or reinforce its meaning words that imitate a sound is?
    imagery
    personification
    theme
    onomatopoeia
    hyperbole

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