- Personification

IB English A: Language & Literature: - Personification

Personification is a stylistic device where inanimate objects are given human qualities. It is a form of analogy, where one thing is compared to another thing (or person). This allows the reader to think differently about the characteristics or traits of the object or person. A good example is this Virgin Radio ad with the copy that reads: "Give your radio a reason to live." The radio is compared to a suicidal person....

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