Personification | Literary Term - Definition, Characteristic and Examples | Learning The Easy Way


Personification is an important  Figure of Speech in English Literature. It is a  figure in which lifeless objects or ideas are given life. Or it is a  figure of speech in which an inanimate object or  abstraction is endowed with human qualities or abilities.

For example:

The waves beside them danced.
Keats's "Ode to Autumn" is a excellent example of Personification. Autumn is the Personification of Woman.

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