Poetry terminology

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