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TNPSC English Study Material- Figure of Speech " Personification"

Figure of Speech


Personification:

It attributes life to inanimate objects or abstract qualities. Which means it assign the qualities of a person to something which is not human or something which is not alive.

Tips: Usually the personification words begin with a Capital Letter.

Example:

“How beautiful you are, Earth and how sublime!
How perfect your obedience to the light and how
Noble is your submission the sun.”

In this poem, Earth is personified here.

More Examples from syllabus:
  1. O winged seeds! You crossed the furrowed seas
  2. The gospel of an endless blossoming




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