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On Being Brought from Africa to America

…them symbolic meanings that are different from their literal meanings. Here, “sable race” symbolizes African race. Personification: Personification is to give human qualities to inanimate objects. For example, mercy is…

Thanatopsis

…and hoary seers of ages past” and the sound of /w/ in “With patriarchs of the infant world—with kings”. Personification: Personification is to give human attributes to inanimate objects. He…

Miniver Cheevy

…is the repetition of vowel sounds in the same line such as the sound of /e/ in “He missed the medieval grace” and “Miniver Cheevy, child of scorn.” 4. Personification:…

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

…love and attraction. Personification: Personification is to give human qualities to inanimate objects. For example, “The Sun came up upon the left, Out of the sea came he! And he…

Sonnet 138

…their five senses. For example, “Although she knows my days are past the best” and “Therefore I lie with her and she with me.” Personification: Personification is to give human…

Arms and the Boy

…his fingers supple.” and “There lurk no claws behind his fingers supple.” Personification: Personification is to give human qualities to inanimate objects. For example, “How cold steel is, and keen…

Auguries of Innocence

…in the same line such as the sound of /oo/ in “To those poor Souls who dwell in Night”. Personification: Personification is to give human attributes to non-human things. For…

There is No Frigate like a Book

…is made between the objects that are different in nature. For example, “travelling” is used as an extended metaphor to exhibit the power of words. Personification: Personification is to give…

Aubade

…no sun”, “That vast moth-eaten musical brocade” and “Meanwhile telephones crouch, getting ready to ring.” Personification: Personification is to give human qualities to non-human things. For example, “The mind blanks…