P E R S O N I F I C A T I O N

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P E R S O N I F I C A T I O N. Personification is a figurative language technique where an object or idea is given human characteristics, abilities, or qualities. When we give an animal human characteristics, this is called Anthropomorphism. WHAT IS BEING PERSONIFIED? - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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PERSONIFICATION

PERSONIFICATIONPersonification is a figurative language technique where an object or idea is given human characteristics, abilities, or qualities

When we give an animal human characteristics, this is called Anthropomorphism

WHAT IS BEING PERSONIFIED?

WHAT HUMAN QUALITIES IS GIVEN? The sun danced across the sky on the hot summer day.

What is being personified?The sun

What human qualities is given? Danced- The ability to dance

Is this an example of personification or anthropomorphism?Personification

The video camera observed the whole scene.

What is being personified?

What human qualities is given?

Is this an example of personification or anthropomorphism? The microwave timer told me it was time to turn my TV dinner.

What is being personified?

What human qualities is given?

Is this an example of personification or anthropomorphism?

CAN YOU THINK OF ANY EXAMPLES?Personification is commonly used in poetry and in songs.

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