Poetry terminology

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