178 search results for "personification"

In the Bleak Midwinter

…next line. For example, “In the bleak midwinter a stable place sufficed The Lord God Almighty, Jesus Christ.” Personification: Personification is to give human characteristics to inanimate objects. The poet…

The World is Too Much With Us

…suckled in a creed outworn.” Personification: Personification is to attribute human characteristics to non-human or even inanimate objects. The poet has used personification at several places in this poem such…

I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud

…of the second stanza, “Continues as the stars that shine.” Here Wordsworth compares the endless row of daffodils with countless stars. Personification: Personification is to attribute human characteristics to lifeless…

The New Colossus

…to the sense of sight such as, “the huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” This vivid description of masses presents the crowd arriving in America. Personification: Personification is to attribute…

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

…of the literary devices is given below. Personification: Eliot has used a personification that means to use emotions for inanimate objects. He has personified trees and other objects in the…

Invictus

…is in the third stanza “looms but the horror of the shade.” Here shade refers to unseen future or upcoming challenges. Personification: Personification is used to attribute human characteristics to…

The Waste Land

…the violet air / Falling towers / Jerusalem Athens Alexandria / Vienna London / Unreal.” These cities show the destruction of cultural and traditional values. Personification: Personification is used to…

Ozymandias

…of time. 2) Personification: Shelley has used personification that means to use human emotions for inanimate objects. He has used personification twice in the poem. The fifth line “And wrinkled…

Ode to a Nightingale

…of the warm south”. Here he compares liquid with the southern country weather. Personification: Personification is to give human qualities to non-human things. Keats has used personification in line twenty-nine,…

Mother and Child

…speaker uses personification to explain her misfortune by giving human characteristics to the sky: “ Seeing the rose with love bedight, / The envious sky frowned dark.” The speaker expresses…