Poetry terminology

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