Poetry terminology

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11 Questions - Developed by: kaela - Developed on: - 36.976 taken - User Rating: 3.6 of 5.0 - 10 Votes

  • 1
    When several words begin with the same sound it is called?
    simile
    alliteration
    hyperbole
    theme
    onomatopoeia
  • 2
    What is it called when you give human qualities to a non-human object?
    rhyme scheme
    imagery
    personification
    figurative language
    symbolism
  • 3
    The use of a comparison or an exaggeration to make a point is called?
    figurative language
    alliteration
    hyperbole
    metaphor
    rhyme scheme

  • 4
    A direct comparison of two very different things linking them with the words "like" or "as" is a?
    onomatopoeia
    imagery
    personification
    theme
    simile
  • 5
    A figure of speech or an exaggeration is also a?
    hyperbole
    personification
    alliteration
    simile
    theme
  • 6
    The use of symbols is called?
    symbolism
    imagery
    alliteration
    hyperbole
    onomatopoeia

  • 7
    When you use image words to make you imagine something is?
    rhyme scheme
    alliteration
    personification
    hyperbole
    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?
    symbolism
    imagery
    rhyme scheme
    personification
    hyperbole
  • 9
    A direct comparison of two very different things is a?
    metaphor
    personification
    onomatopoeia
    theme
    imagery

  • 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?
    personification
    theme
    imagery
    hyperbole
    onomatopoeia


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Selman ( 48194 )
Posted 214 days ago
Please correct the spelling of symbolism in question 10.
Thanks.