Poetry terminology

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