Poetry terminology

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

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