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Transcript of Personification
From Literary Cannon authors
“’Mother,’ said little Pearl, ‘the sunshine does not love you. It runs away and hides itself…” (190).
Excerpt from "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
"Call of the Wild Quotes." BookRags. BookRags Inc., n.d. Web. 01 Oct. 2013.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Scarlet Letter. New York: Everyman's Library, 1992. Print.
"The Snow-Storm Analysis." Ralph Waldo Emerson : Summary Explanation Meaning Overview
Essay Writing Critique Peer Review Literary Criticism Synopsis Online Education. N.p., n.d.
Web. 29 Sept. 2013. http://www.eliteskills.com/analysis_poetry/ The_Snow_Storm_by_Ralph_Waldo_Emerson_analysis.php
is giving inanimate objects human qualities. It is a literary device used by authors to help the reader relate to a character.
My Personification Creation
"Announced by all the trumpets of the sky,
Arrives the snow, and, driving o'er the fields,
Seems nowhere to alight…
And when his hours are numbered, and the world
Is all his own, retiring, as he were not,
Leaves, when the sun appears…"
Excerpt from "The Snow-Storm" poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson
"More tormentors, Buck decided, for they were evil-looking creatures, ragged and unkempt; and he stormed and raged at them through the bars. They only laughed and poked sticks at him, which he promptly assailed with his teeth till he realized that that was what they wanted" (8).
Excerpt from "The Call of the Wild" by Jack London
The Nutcracker Ballet
A well-known sample of personification, Uncle Sam.
Multiple children's shows
The books whispered to the curious girl from their shelves. She reached up, and upon sliding one down, she heard the volume begin to murmur to her.