Poetry terminology

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

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