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Birches

…in the same line such as the sound of /l/ in “Soon the sun’s warmth makes them shed crystal shells”. Personification: Personification is to give human qualities to inanimate objects….

The Wreck of the Hesperus

…to exaggerate a statement for the sake of emphasis. For example, the poet has used hyperbole in the second line of the ninth stanza, ‘Against the stinging blast’. Personification: Personification

My Friend

…is not thy path, yet together we walk, hand in hand”. Personification: Personification is to give human qualities to inanimate objects. For example, ‘noontides’ in the sixth stanza is personified…

Sonnet 29

…in these thoughts myself almost despising”. Personification: Personification is to attribute human characteristics to non-human or lifeless objects. For example, “From sullen earth sings hymns at heaven’s gate.” Here, Shakespeare…

Out, Out—

…as the sound of /s/ in “Sweet-scented stuff when the breeze drew across it.” Personification: Personification is to give human qualities to inanimate objects. For example, the saw, which is…

The Cremation of Sam McGee

…in “So I want you to swear that, foul or fair, you’ll cremate my last remains.” Personification: Personification is to give human qualities to inanimate objects. For example, “The Arctic…

On the Pulse of Morning

…Creator gave to me when I and the Tree and the rock were one. Personification: Personification is to give human attributes to inanimate objects. For example, “But today, the Rock…

Anthem for Doomed Youth

…simile used in the opening lines of this poem. For example, “What passing-bells for these who die as cattle.” Here, the poet compares dead soldiers to cattle. Personification: Personification is…

Sailing to Byzantium

…animal,” he compares himself to a dead animal. In “For every tatter in its mortal dress,” he compared the body with a dress that will be worn out someday. Personification:…

Much Madness is Divinest Sense

Personification: Personification is to give human qualities to inanimate objects. For example, “To a discerning Eye.” As if eyes are humans, and they can understand or discern what’s happening. Metaphor:…