Poetry terminology

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