Poetry terminology

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

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