Poetry terminology

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