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Personification

Image result for personificationPersonification is another figurative language technique.

It's when a non-human object acts in a human way.

Lightning doesn't really dance, and dry leaves don't really whisper. But if we use our imagination, we can pretend that they do. When we use our imagination in this way, we are personifying the lightning, or the leaves, or whatever.

Instructions for the Quiz

Which figurative language technique is being used?

(If you need to review hyperbole, study this lesson).