Poetry terminology

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