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Examples of Personification


Post by natttt
Posted on 2011-01-11 11:05:11
Personification is the act of attributing human characteristics to inhuman or inanimate objects.

Personification examples:

* The branches bowed to the ground.
* And like the flowers beside them chill and shiver, Will like the flowers beside them soon be gone - Robert Frost.
* The Halloween pumpkin smiled at me.
* The trees were begging for water.
* Snow speaks to the people, its falling above in the glooming sunlight. Its white sparkling voice echoes as it falls through the air.
* Art is a jealous mistress.
* Velvet remembers how it wrapped around me. Keeping me warm on a snowy day. Velvet remembers how it laid softly on my bed. Velvet tells me not to forget it.
* The chicken hurled insult after insult at me.
* Only the champion daisy trees were serene. After all, they were part of a rain forest already two thousand years old and scheduled for eternity, so they ignored the men and continued to rock the diamondbacks that slept in their arms. It took the river to persuade them that indeed the world was altered. - Toni Morrison, "Tar Baby".
* The angry lightning danced across the sky.
* The camera loves me.
* The wind whispered softly in my ears.
* The road isn"t built that can make it breathe hard! - slogan for Chevrolet automobiles.
* Oreo: Milk’s favorite cookie. - slogan for Oreo cookies.
* The only monster here is the gambling monster that has enslaved your mother! I call him Gamblor, and it"s time to snatch your mother from his neon claws! - Homer Simpson, "The Simpsons".
* The wind wailed as it moved around the haunted house.
* The house was lazy and unkempt.
* Stars bring me up with you, bring me to the place you sleep. I wonder how they do it.
* The bit chewed into the cow"s mouth.
* Hey Diddle, Diddle, the cat and the fiddle. The cow jumped over the moon; the little dog laughed to see such sport. And the dish ran away with the spoon. - Mother Goose.
* The sun was playing hide and seek with the clouds.
* My computer hates to do my homework.
* The moon winks at me every night.

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