Poetry terminology

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

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