Personification

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Personification with animal qualities

My child's teacher said, the tea cup took a lot of tea, was not personification, because a dog can take a bone.
Also, the wind roared was seem as personification.
Does it have to be something only humans can do, attributed to a non-human?

Posted by Anonymous on Fri, 06/26/2015 - 16:17
Is "happy torment"

Is "happy torment" personification?

Posted by Anonymous on Fri, 06/12/2015 - 19:47
is black dark

is black dark personification?

Posted by Anonymous on Mon, 06/08/2015 - 01:02
Is this personification?

“her heart talked to her as she saw the love of her life"

Posted by Anonymous on Sat, 05/30/2015 - 02:59
Yes

Yes, it is personification because your heart can't talk.

Posted by Anonymous on Tue, 06/02/2015 - 06:08
No

It has to be something more eternal

Posted by Anonymous on Mon, 06/01/2015 - 06:28
HELP NOW

is shining heart personification

Posted by Anonymous on Thu, 05/28/2015 - 01:00
yes

yes

Posted by Anonymous on Fri, 05/29/2015 - 01:08
Personification

"Wheezing and Gasping"
Is that expression personification

Posted by Anonymous on Sat, 05/16/2015 - 17:29
These are verbs - doing /

These are verbs - doing / action words

Posted by Anonymous on Sun, 05/24/2015 - 16:16
personification

"The sand wiggles beneath your toes." Is this personification?

Posted by Anonymous on Fri, 05/08/2015 - 02:21
yes because sand can't wiggle

yes because sand can't wiggle between you'r feet

Posted by Anonymous on Wed, 06/10/2015 - 16:15
onomatopoeia

they are so easy

Posted by Anonymous on Wed, 05/06/2015 - 17:45
sad heart- personification??

sad heart personification??

Posted by Anonymous on Sun, 05/03/2015 - 18:22
sad heart

yes cause hearts can't be sad

Posted by Anonymous on Wed, 05/06/2015 - 14:25
personification?

"We made a joyful noise," Mom said.

Posted by Anonymous on Wed, 04/29/2015 - 20:02
NO

Its not personification because you are not giving a non human object human traits. Hope this helps.

Posted by Anonymous on Tue, 05/26/2015 - 04:19
Literary Devices

What Is The Difference Between Personification And Pathetic Fallacy?

Posted by Anonymous on Tue, 04/07/2015 - 09:55
Personification and pathetic fallacy

One is about feelings the other is characteristics

Posted by Anonymous on Wed, 04/15/2015 - 17:53
subject

is "quiet eye" personification

Posted by Anonymous on Thu, 03/26/2015 - 23:31
is this a personification? if not tell me what is this

Retreating into forest's embrace, the panther sleeps

Posted by Anonymous on Thu, 03/26/2015 - 18:10
ENGLISH!!!

is this personification:
i went to royal dress shop to get a perfect dress

Posted by Anonymous on Thu, 03/26/2015 - 04:36
RE: ENGLISH!!!

No, it doesn't have a human trait.

Posted by Anonymous on Wed, 05/06/2015 - 21:17
personification

No, this is not personification. In this narrative, a person goes to a dress shop to get a dress. Its just a story.

Personification is when you give something that ISNT human, human qualities - emotions etc.

E.g. "The wind howled with rage". Wind is a natural occurrence that doesn't feel emotion, but with personification, it appeals as though it does.

Posted by Anonymous on Tue, 03/31/2015 - 05:26
Is this personification

The sky is blue

Posted by Anonymous on Tue, 03/24/2015 - 21:59
No, it isn't

Its not personification because blue is not a characteristic of humans.

Posted by Anonymous on Sun, 04/26/2015 - 22:27
Personification

Noooooo!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous on Wed, 04/15/2015 - 17:55
is this personification?

the sky is pregnant with clouds

Posted by Anonymous on Sat, 03/21/2015 - 09:38
Yes.

Yes.

Posted by Anonymous on Tue, 03/24/2015 - 15:47
is this personification?

The little bit of moonlight spilled on the floor

Posted by Anonymous on Sat, 03/07/2015 - 20:07
english

yes

Posted by Anonymous on Sat, 03/21/2015 - 09:31
no, if moonlight is the

no, if moonlight is the inanimate object, then it isn't personification, because humans can't spill on the floor

Posted by Anonymous on Mon, 03/16/2015 - 00:31
Help!

Hi!

I would like to know if "At that moment, sadness hit him" is a personification?

Thanks !

Posted by Anonymous on Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:01
Things other then humans can

Things other then humans can hit someone. A book can hit someone, and yet it can't speak or walk.

Posted by Anonymous on Wed, 04/01/2015 - 06:14
Things other "than"... Sorry,

Things other "than"... Sorry, I'm not usually prone to pointing out grammatical errors in posts; however, this is a writing focused discussion, so I feel compelled.

Posted by Anonymous on Tue, 04/07/2015 - 10:32
no, this is not a

no, this is not a personification as it is not giving an inanimate object a human characteristic.......him refers to a person, not an inanimate object :)

Posted by Anonymous on Tue, 03/10/2015 - 17:27
I disagree

I think it is personification... Sadness is the thing hitting him. "Hit" is something that humans do and "sadness" is not a human. The sentence contains a human, but it doesn't mean personification doesn't apply.

Posted by Anonymous on Thu, 03/19/2015 - 03:39
Help?!?!!?

Is the quote " let us speak our free hearts to each other" personification or not? If not what device?! Please help

Posted by Anonymous on Fri, 02/13/2015 - 11:15
The poor soul dearly loves to

The poor soul dearly loves to give

Page 36 (Fifth Business)

Posted by Anonymous on Wed, 02/11/2015 - 02:39
Would, He wore happiness like

Would, He wore happiness like a mask and the girl had run across the lawn with the mask and there was no way of going to knock on her door and ask for it back, be considered personification. If not, what would it be?

Posted by Anonymous on Tue, 02/03/2015 - 16:46
Personification and

Personification and Anthropomorphism -- difference??

~iCad student

Posted by Anonymous on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 12:03
Is this personification?

Working out did not counteract the food I was eating and my body continued to try to tell me that.

Posted by Anonymous on Sun, 12/07/2014 - 23:21
no sense

this has nothing to do with this

Posted by Anonymous on Wed, 01/21/2015 - 00:59
no

it would be personification if you gave the food a human trait

Posted by Anonymous on Fri, 01/02/2015 - 04:01
Is this personification?

". . .where the memory of old sins could be destroyed by the madness of sins that were new.”

Posted by Anonymous on Sun, 12/07/2014 - 07:16
HELP

The feather burst, --- personification?

Posted by Anonymous on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 23:06
feather

yes!

Posted by Anonymous on Mon, 03/16/2015 - 19:27
help

I'll nip it in the bud .......is or not

Posted by Anonymous on Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:32
Personification?

'At the bottom of his heart.' Is this personification?

Posted by Anonymous on Wed, 11/19/2014 - 18:01
idiom

this is an idiom and an exaggeration (the heart actually does have a 'bottom,' but the phrase itself has an entirely different meaning -> thus, an idiom).

Posted by Anonymous on Mon, 02/09/2015 - 23:44

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