Poetry terminology

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