Thursday, 17 October 2013

Writer's Club Focus: Personification


A fragile winter butterfly
Flutters from the sky
So soft and yet her heart
Is cold and made of ice
But if I warm it
She will melt and die


Author:  Elaine George

Today, we used this example of personification to help us understand how it works.  Personification is when you take something that is not alive (like a snowflake) and give it life-like qualities (flutters, heart, die).  How have you used personification before?  Where have you seen it?  

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