Poetry terminology

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

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