• wandered as a lonely cloud reflective essay
    uses personification to bring his story to life. Personification Personification is giving an inanimate object human qualities. In this poem William Wordsworth uses personification when he writes by saying “The waves beside them danced” This is an example of personification. As you can see he took...
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  • When Words Come Alive
    ideas. The most developed device he uses is personification because it grabs the reader’s attention and helps the reader understand the mood of the novel. One example of personification that pulls the reader into the novel is, “The wind plays with our hair; it plays with our words and thoughts...
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  • Develop Metaphors
    Developing Imagery with Metaphors and Personification in The Kite Runner Sometimes an author will omit the word like or as when making a comparison. For example, in Chapter 4 Amir says, “Words were secret doorways and I held all the keys” (Hosseini 30). This kind of comparison is called a...
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  • Lesson Plan in English
    that?Good! The next type of figure of speech is the personification. Personification is a figure of speech in which an animal or inanimate object is represented as having human attributes. It is also an idea and abstraction that can be personified.For example, Money talks. We all know that money...
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  • Literary Devices
    Herrick uses symbolism and personification to show how fast life passes through its stages. Symbolism is a very important literary device in this poem. One example of symbolism is the line about the flower. Herrick writes “And this same flower that smiles today / Tomorrow will be dying” (line 3...
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  • Why the Use of Personification
    to a physical force to an inanimate object to a living organism (Murfin and Ray378). Many authors use personification in literary works because they want to represent something through a non-human character. For example, an author making an owl speak in their book may represent the owl speaking of...
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  • Interpreting Literature
    things are spoken about as if they were human. • The word “person” in PERSONIFICATION will help you remember the meaning of the word. Example of PERSONIFICATIONExample: The vending machine swallowed my money and then refused to give me my drink. • Swallowing and refusing to do...
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  • Fahrenheit
    Figurative Language in Fahrenheit 451 Directions – You have a definition and one example each for similes, metaphors, personification, and imagery on your paper. Each type of figurative language is on a different page. Your job is to add 3 examples (quotes from the book) to EACH page. This...
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  • Linguistik
    after they are free. III.2 Personification According to Perrine, “Personification consist in giving the attributes of a human being to an animal, an object, or an idea.” (Perrine, 1988:67). For example: “The window winked at me.” The verb, wink, is a human...
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  • Africville
    “Africville” by Maxine Tynes 1: Examples of personification include “We are Africville” and “I am Africville”. This is personification because they cannot really be “Africville”; this is because Africville is not a person, or an adjective usually appropriate to be paired with humans. However in...
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  • Edward thomas poetry
    such as corn. Thomas also builds on the personification of words by creating vivid imagery through his description by using the senses, for example ‘sweet as our birds’, ‘in the heat’ and ‘as the burnet rose’ all have a strong sense of sound, touch, smell and sight. Sibilance is also present in...
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  • Mrs. Johnson
    in this paper are personification, metaphor, and imagery. Personification is the writer giving nonliving things living characteristics. All through this poem there are examples of personification including, “from laughter like a pine tree” (Line 4). Personification brings things to life in this...
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  • Personification in the Road Not Taken
    the object (Personification the giving of a human quality to a non-human object). An Example is “Because it was grassy and wanted wear”, Frost is saying the road wants, which it cannot ‘want’. Personification also helps the reader see the choice by using the road. People choose the most popular...
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  • The Pardoners Tale
    example of personification is when a person says “listen to my dog speak.” The person is almost implying that the dog is capable of human speech. Essentially, he is giving the animal a human quality. Chaucer also utilizes irony and personification to show greed and death...
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  • Balloons
    . Personification compares the balloons to human life and gives them human characteristics. Metaphors create comparisons of the balloon to symbols throughout the poem. All figurative language examples justify the theme. The theme confirms that the balloons represent souls. Imagery is...
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  • Poetry Terms Questions
    .|Personification | |Q.2)  |What is an example of an Alliteration? | | | | |A.|Jack's backpack snatched jacks. | |B.|Shelly shook Sara so she could stop. | |C.|Gibby jibbly pebbly leggly...
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  • Mirror by Sylvia Plath, Analysis
    this word again and again, she uses personification and metaphor to get her point across. The emphasis on reflections in this poem shows the importance of appearance to the woman in the poem. Line 2 is also an example of personification because mirrors don't see or swallow anything but Plath's poem...
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  • There Will Come Soft Rains
    the houses personality. An example of this personification in the story is when the house “quivered at each sound”. This leads the reader to believe that the house is alive. This gives the house a defensive personality as it “quivered at each sound”. Another example of personification in the story is...
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  • Wake Up and Live
    and poetic devices to create meaning in his poem. Specifically, using metaphor and personification are used to interpret the purpose of this poem. Horace as well conveys a similar theme in Carpe Diem, which translates to “pluck the day”. There are several examples of metaphor and personification...
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  • Emily Dickinson "Because I could not stop for Death" literary elements
    better than expected. To do so, the speaker uses several examples of literary elements like personification and symbolism. In order to introduce death, an element used by Dickinson in her poem is personification. As death stops for her, the speaker uses personification to describe death with human...
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