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Personification

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QUESTION 1

What is personification?

Repeating the same sound at the beginning of words

Comparing two things using 'as' or 'like'

Giving human qualities or actions to something not human

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QUESTIoN 2

What is the effect of personification?

Short sentences give clarity and authority

It helps us to visualise the subject and makes it more memorable

It creates rhythm in the text

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QUESTION 3

Which of these is an example of personification?

The bed groaned satisfactorily

The boy was cold and hungry

It was a thundery, cold day

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QUESTION 4

Read this brief extract from an autobiography. What is the effect of the personification?

It suggests the boy is in pain because he groaned

It suggests the bed is broken because it is satisfied at being jumped on

It suggests the boy was jumping heavily onto the bed as it sounds like the bed is in pain

“Climbing onto the top of the wardrobe in my room, I would jump off and land on my bed, which seemed an immense distance below. Actually it was only a few feet, but the bed groaned satisfactorily.”

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Next: Reflect

You have a good understanding of personification

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You understand personification very well

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QUESTION 3

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