PERSONIFICATION Giving human characteristics to things that are not human.
Can you find personification In this nursery rhyme? "Hey, diddle, diddle," BYMOTHER GOOSE Hey, diddle, diddle, The cat and the fiddle, The cow jumped over the moon; The little dog laughed To see such sport, And the dish ran away with the spoon.
Which are examples of Personification? • Walking desks took over town. • The feather floats through the air. • The rain kissed my cheeks as it fell. • The dog stares at me carefully.
How do they help our writing? Personification is descriptive writing that enhances our mental pictures as we read. What do you visualize as you read? The snow whispered as it fell to the ground during the morning hours. The roses nodded their heads at the walkers.
How many personification examples can you find? My Town The leaves on the ground danced in the windThe brook sang merrily as it went on its way.The fence posts gossiped and watched cars go bywhich winked at each other just to say hi.The traffic lights yelled, ”Stop, slow, go!”The tires gripped the road as if clinging to life.Stars in the sky blinked and winked outWhile the hail was as sharp as a knife.
Can you think of your own personification for leaves falling down to the ground from tree?
The leaves danced to the ground. • The leaves hopped off the tree. • The leaves waved good bye to the tree. • The leaves cried out in pain as the fell from the tree.