Poetry terminology

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