Poetry terminology

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