Poetry terminology

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