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The Convergence of the Twain

Personification: Personification is to give human qualities to inanimate objects. The poet has a personified sea in the third line of the poem such as; “And the Pride of Life…

Sonnet 30

…example, “I sigh the lack of many a thing I sought” and “And moan th’ expense of many a vanish’d sight.” Personification: Personification is to give human qualities to inanimate…

The Barefoot Boy

…pride” and “Happy if they sink not in, Quick and treacherous sands of sin.” Personification: Personification is to give human qualities to non-human things. For example, “For, eschewing books and…

Darkness

…lay down” and “The birds and beasts and famish’d men at bay.” Personification: Personification s to give human qualities to inanimate objects. Here the universe is personified in “Of aid…

Neutral Tones

…stated as, “The smile on your mouth was the deadest thing.” Here, the smile presents the duality of human nature. Personification: Personification is to give human qualities to inanimate objects….

Facing It

…flesh”. Personification: Personification is to give human qualities to inanimate objects. For example, in the seventh line, “the stone lets me go”, the stone is personified. Symbolism: Symbolism is the…

A Narrow Fellow in the Grass

…passed I thought a Whip Lash; Unbraiding in the Sun’. Personification: Personification is to give human qualities to inanimate objects. Here the snake is personified throughout the poem. For example,…

The Sun Rising

…bed thy center is, these walls, thy sphere.” Personification: Personification is to give human qualities to non-human things. The poet has personified the sun throughout the poem. Rhetorical Question: Rhetorical…

Abandoned Farmhouse

…was a big man, says the size of his shoes”, and “says the sandbox made from a tractor tire.” Personification: Personification is to give human qualities to inanimate objects. For…