340 search results for "personification"

A Dream within a Dream

…of Vowel sounds in the same line such as the sound of /i/ in “In a night, or in a day” and /o/ sound in “Of surf-tormented”. Personification: Personification is…

The Raven

…a demon’s that is dreaming.” The poet here compares Raven’s eyes with fire and demon. Personification: Personification is a device that gives human attributes to non-living things or animals such…

Death, Be Not Proud

…has used various literary devices to allow readers to try to find more interpretations. The analysis of some of the literary devices is given below. Personification: Personification means to attribute…

When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be

…grains to language or literature, “Hold like rich garners the full ripened grain”. Personification: Personification is to give human characteristics to non-human things. The first example is seen in the…

Ode on a Grecian Urn

Personification is to give human attributes to animate or inanimate objects. He has used personifications at several places in the poem. He addresses the urn as “bride of quietness” and…

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat

…O Pussy, my love”. Personification: Personification is to attribute human qualities to inanimate things. Edward has used this device throughout the poem to present the Owl and the Pussy cat…

My Shadow

…to the head” and the sound of /i/ in “And I see him jump before me, when I jump into my bed.” Personification: Personification is to accord human attributes to…

Annabel Lee

…where he lives with his beloved, “In a kingdom by the sea” and “In her tomb by the sounding sea”. Personification: Personification is to give human characteristics to inanimate objects….

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

…Americans or free people, while the caged bird is the metaphor of African Americans and their captivity in the social norms. Personification: Maya Angelou has used personification such as “sighing…