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Transcript of PERSONIFICATION
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Giving human characteristics to animals,objects or ideas.
Came from the verb "Personify" in 1755.
[ per-son-uh-fi-key-shuh-n ]
Part of speech &
me every morning right when I decide to get my day started. This is a great use of Personification.
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Now in groups you guys will be coming up with a example of personification. To make it easier I provided a non-living thing.
What is Personification?
A) Comparison of 2 different things using like or as.
B) exaggeration for effect and not meant to be taken literally.
C) A repetition of an initial sound in a sentence.
D) Giving human qualities to a non-living thing.
What is an example of Personification?
A) Crying is medicine for an upset soul.
B) June, July and August are summer months.
D) She had many opportunities and they were knocking on her door.
C) The diamond sparkled like the sun reflecting the oceans surface.
which one is NOT an example of Personification?
A) The moon winked at me through the clouds above.
B)The waffle jumped up out of the toaster.
C) None of the above
It's basically making anything human in a story
D) Justice is blind and, at times, deaf.
What can be Personified?
B) An idea
C) An animal
D) All of the above
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