Poetry terminology

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