Poetry terminology

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