216 search results for "personification"

Bildungsroman

…was a personification of hypocrisy. Tom falls in love with Sophia Western, but the relationship is opposed by her father, on the basis that Tom is a “bastard.” After this…

Beauty

…comparing such event to a wonderful music. The poet uses personification as in the following lines: I have seen the lady April bringing in the daffodils, Bringing the springing grass…

Retrospect

…was the light.” The poet made use of personification in these lines where light is personified as a mother that removed the darkness in his life. Then, the desire is…

Mother of Pearl

…such shells. He uses a beautiful personification to describe the pearl and brings out its human qualities saying, “its skin, its sinew.” The use of diverse images of touch and…

Raymond A. Foss

…constantly uses themes that center on ideas of life, nature, and God. Foss’s use of metaphors, symbols, personification, and diverse images in his poetry has made him a popular poetic…

Eugene Field

…frequently employed metaphorical language in his poems along with other literary devices such as alliteration, personification, and assonance. His popular poems include “A Democratic Hymn,” “A Dream of Sunshine,” “A…

Trope

…the meanings and understanding of trope, it has been classified into several types. Some of its types include, irony, hyperbole, metaphor, allegory, litotes, pun, personification, simile, metonymy, and synecdoche. Here…

The Fault, Dear Brutus

…“Fault” and “Stars” are parts of figurative speech. Metaphor: “Stars” are presented as active objects affecting our lives. Personification: “Stars” have been personified as something affecting lives of human beings….

Brevity is the Soul of Wit

…Relation to Unconscious, Sigmund Freud aptly personifies Polonius as “the old chatterbox,” who is always least “brief” and least “witty.” Literary Devices Personification: “Wit” is personified as having a “soul.”…