Stylistic Devices – Personification
attribution of human characteristics to animals, inanimate objects or abstractions
Animals, inanimate objects or abstractions are represented as having human characteristics (behaviour, feelings, character etc.). Personification can make a narration more interesting and lively.
- Why these two countries would remain at each other's throat for so long. (3)
- I closed the door, and my stubborn car refused to open it again.
- The flowers nodded their heads as if to greet us.
- The frogs began their concert.
Changed: 10th Dec 2010 19:37