|Writers use many techniques to make their writing interesting to read. One of these techniques is to use what is called figurative language, which is a special way of using words. There are four common types of figurative language. These are the simile, metaphor, personification, and hyperbole.
PERSONIFICATIONIn personification, an idea, object, or animal is given the characteristics of a person.
Directions: For each object below, write a sentence using personification. The first one has been done for you.
4. fire truck
Directions: As a homework, read a book and find examples of personification.