Poetry terminology

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