Personification

Includes questions related to using parts of speech to personify inanimate objects.

Questions in Personification

Hyperbole (exaggeration or "hype") is a figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis. Here are a few examples: It is going to take a bazillion years to get through Medical School. I ate the whole cow. He's 900 years old. I am so hungry I could eat a horse. There are millions of other…
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Personification is when you describe an object as a person.
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A description of an inanimate object as being a living person or animal as in: "The sun shone brightly down on me as if she was shining for me alone". In this example the sun is perceived as a real person, and referenced with the pronoun "she" rather than "it". The act of personifying. Example:The…
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Answer It can be called anthropomorphism ('shape like a human' in Greek) or personification ('make like a person').
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Answerthe clouds were dancing in the sky.I'm shocked out of my wits!
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The "evil eye" This is personification because eyes can't be evil.
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My computer hates me.hatesArt is a jealous mistress. Opportunity knocked on the door. The ignorant man greeted me this morning. Time never waits for anyone. Trees were dancing with the wind. The radio stopped singing and continued to stare at me. The picture in that magazine shouted for attention. …
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A personification poem means that the poem is about an object that is being described as a person. For example, 'The flowers were dancing in the light wind,' clearly everyone knows flowers can't dance, however people or a person can, so it have been described as a person. A figure of speech given …
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.the camel is the ship of the desert
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"In May and June there was no rain and the crops withered, curled up, then died under the thirsty sun." "...lightening was playing across half the sky and pooped"
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Wouldn't it be nifty if everyone fifty would be more thrifty and not so shifty? Wouldn't it be neat if elders would eat their tender meat instead of cheat? Wouldn't it be thrifty if everyone shifty were older than fifty and not so nifty? Wouldn't it be cool if elders who drool would stay in their…
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There is no set symbolism here. However, 'the kitchen' may symbolize 1. domesticity and 2. 'a woman's place' in traditional societies.
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He will be the embodiment of sin and the personification of evil.Stories about fairy people became merged with Celtic personifications of the forces of nature.One wonders, then, whether the South American gods were of a similar ilk, i.e. personifications of celestial powers.
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No, personification does not have a prefix
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The trees danced in the windThe fire roaredthe stream babbledlightening struckthe clouds rolled on bythe sparks leapedthe ship toiledthe swords sangthe computer thoughtthe coldness crept
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it means 1 personworking without anyone other than youby yourself
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As quick as a bunny.
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The heavy rain smashed itself down to the ground. The timid rain dared even spit down as the intimidating sun stood high in the sky. The rain ran to the east at a painful speed screaming with the wind
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Regret Me Regret is a woman who sneaks up on you everyday. She chases you down the street and holds tight and never lets go--puts pressure on your back and pulls you back as you walk, and stays in your mind each and every day.
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donation elation formation foundation frustration location plantation relation salvation sensation temptation vibration vacation vocation
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The rain whispered The rain hammered The rain seemed to knock The rain drummed a beat The rain fought The rain attacked The rain ran The rain struck The rain woke Etcetera Hope I helped.
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Consider the vulgarity of objectification. Personification must be its opposite: imagining that even an ash tray is worried about second hand smoke is the very stepping beyond the present and into the fantastic and literary that poetry promises. Authors use personification to make stories/ poems mor…
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1. The sun danced across the sky on the hot summer day. 2. The big full moon guided me through the forest. 3. The mountain listened to the rumbles beneath its surface. 4. As the rain pounded to the ground, everyone ran for cover. 5. The old man sat at the edge of the sea as the waves crashed o…
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The dieing flame of my candle mocked me, laughing as my last form of light had only moments left. personification is when you give something not alive a human characteristic, meaning a candle can't mock or laugh at me so it's personification
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Yes; "crash" is a word that sounds like the event it is describing.
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the lady that has sexy hot boobs and nice body things.
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It's when you give inanimate objects human like qualities ex: the cloud Rained in sorrow (that means that it is raining)
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He fought the sea Do you think the champagne has suffered long enough
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Friendship hugs you and holds you together when you feel like you're falling apart
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controlling influence
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A lively, young puppy asked and begged to be petted.
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In the fourth stanza 5th verse it says That the wind came out of the could by night, chilling and killing my Annabel Lee the wind can't kill someone so it's a personification
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The stapler snapped at the paper
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Yes. The moon is described as a person in line three- 'Remember the moon, know who she is'. The wind is also described as a woman in line seventeen in much the same way-'Remember the wind. remember her voice. She knows the origin of this universe.'That seems to be all the personification that i can …
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A metaphor is saying something is something else, even though it is theoretically impossible. Personification is giving something human characteristics.
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The Sharpest Lives by:My Chemical Romance
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Metaphor- comparing two things without using like or as. Simile- comparing two things using like or as.
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That's an opinion based on the person.
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Here are some links to educational websites which might help. IDIOMS FOR IDIOTS 'You can't cry over spilled milk! ' my mother always said. 'Life's not a piece of cake! ' she hammered in my head. 'That's the way it goes, ' that's the way the cookie crumbles' My mother saved her idioms f…
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Change hit them the hardest.my mom changes something on the t.v
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i think the first f is for front engine and seconde f is for front wheel drive.
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An example of Personification in There Will Come Soft Rains is: "Doors sprang tightly shut.." door's can't sprang (like jump) open so that would be personification which is making an object, animal, food etc have human speech. HOPE I HELPED :-)
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the city's voice itself is soft like solitudes.
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"The wind grabbed your umbrella" is personification.
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Yes, good example.
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When Montresor says: "My heart grew sick".
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The meaning of this expression is to say something that perfectly expresses the subject, or provides the most accurate description of a situation. When you are hammering in a nail and you hit is squarely on the head you drive the point of the nail straight home, deep into the wood. If you miss the …
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Here are a couple sentence examples with the word allegory in it:1. Jesus wrote many allegories.2. Jesus loves our allegories.3. Kindergartners love to read allegories.4. God loves us and cherishes us like we should do the same to him as an allegory.Hope these examples helped!!!!!!! thanks for looki…
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1. This city now doth, like a garment wear The beauty of the morning; silent, bare,"The poet personifies the city as a person wearing beautiful clothes.2. "The river glideth at his own sweet will"The poet personifies the river as a person moving on his way at his own free will.3. "Dear God, the very…
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Here are two: Page 140- Red and yellow screamed the loudest.Page 140- The colours went in and out.This is only part of the sentence.
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"Itsy Bitsy Spider" by Jonothan B. Marchiness... because the rain can't technically "wash"
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The act of personifying.A person or thing typifying a certain quality or idea; an embodiment or exemplification: "He's invisible, a walking personification of the Negative" (Ralph Ellison).A figure of speech in which inanimate objects or abstractions are endowed with human qualities or are represent…
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structure, atmosphere, irony, satire, hyperbole, metaphor, allegory, simile, archetypes and syntax
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In the beginning, she is friendly, shy, known as a geek, and pretty naive at times. Throughout the series, she becomes more confident. She remains focused on her schoolwork throughout high school as well as college, but when it comes to research, she later begins to rely mainly on spells. She also l…
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My heart grew sick! (After Fortunato blocks off the wall)
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This is the closest thing to a personification i could find: " its hot low purr Grows slowly louder year by year"Because, you know, a cat's purr can't really grow,especially if it's dead.
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I believe it has to do with power and deference. God and Death are deemed supreme and hold the power, whilst feminine objects/essences such as destiny and life are female because they defer to a higher power (God and Death respectively). Hope that helps!
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It is a delightful poem written by Vikram Seth. This poem tells that being too much hospitable is bad for us as happened to Creep, the louse.
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When an animal or something i given human traits like, talking
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The truck groaned and then roared as it turned on.
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The football hummed as it flew through the air.
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personification is applying human traits or emotions to non-human things. here are a few examples; the wind howled through the trees my feet were screaming after a day of walking around the city the plants were drooping and weeping for their lost friends.
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No, the moon can be old.Personification of the moon would be:'the moon smiled on the new lovers...''the man in the moon could clearly be seen...'
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His fist plummeted into the bears scrotum area and ate away all flesh leaving behind bits of dead,bloody meat, This battle was won easily by Brian.
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I'm from Wyoming, and have spent many hours working horses. Like many such expressions that have become woven into the American cultural fabric, I believe the term "sidekick" derives from the "cowboy culture" so admired and romanticized by those who have never worked as one. Anyone who has ever spen…
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Full form of Security is:S-SensibleE-Efficient in workC-ClaverU-UnderstantR-RegularI-IntelligentT-TalentY-Yield management
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He made that poor piano moan with melody, He playHe played that sad raggy tune like a musical fool.
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fifty eight
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the sun followed me this morning.
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save someone's life
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it used as gemstone material(^_^)
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ball of fire
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The house on mango street personification Page 74- Four skinny trees Go look for yourself dummy!
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Personification (talking about a thing as if it were a person; treating an inanimate object as if it has personal characteristics) is often used in poems and songs. The hit song from 2010 by Flo Rida, "Club Can't Handle Me" is an example-- a club (night club, dance club) is a thing, an inanimate obj…
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it fell for miles off the train
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spring, a dove, a new bud. etc.
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maybe
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extrusion fusion illusion
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To make up your own similes, you need to think of how something can or is like something else. For example, rabbits can be fluffy like clouds. To make a simile out of that, you could say that the rabbit was as fluffy as a cloud. If something makes you happy, and you think the sun is happy, you would…
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Nothing i think so because i had a holiday homework on this and i couldn't find anything
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imagery is when you imagine yourself in that picture, or your views depending on what you see. personification is used by objects. like objects come to life, and it can relate on how you can relate to that object.
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friendship can be mean, harsh. it can leave you and not come back; betray you.
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The rock stood so still, as if it were staring at me.
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Similie- comparing using "like" or "as"Metaphor-comparing without using "like" or "as"Personification-giving inanimate objects human characteristics
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the night see the starts
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Personification can have many effects on writing. Here's an example...The water flowed. Now...The water gurgled and roared. Which sounds better? Personification makes poems more sophisticated and interesting.
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Chu is of mixed cultural background, as her father is of Filipino and Chinese Decent and her mother, A Native of Manila, is of Chinese-Filipino-German Decent.
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An example is giving an orange a name and eyes. Another example is giving a blanket hands and feet so that it could move around
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yes there are a few
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my answer for turtle would hafto beECT; Candy Is DELISOUSEJayde Screamed at meThe firetruck engine roard up.
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Yes, you technically can personify backwards. It is typically called 'backwards personification.' An example of it is giving a human animal characteristics, such as, "I dug into my food like a bear killing its prey." Or you could give a person the characteristics of an object, although this is much …
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Anything without being given human characteristics
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Dark clouds are smouldering into red,While down the craters morning burnsThe dying soldier shifts his headTo watch the glory that returns;He lifts his fingers toward the skiesWhere holy brightness breaks in flame;Radiance reflected in his eyes,And on his lips a whispered name. You'd think, to hear s…
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The swimmers were hot and the water was looking refreshing. And was encouraging them to cool off.
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naughty
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