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Personification

Personification is giving human traits to animals, objects, forces of nature, and abstract ideas.  These characteristics can be feelings, the ability to talk, intelligence, or personality.  Writers use personification to :

 Make fiction seem more real.

 Make nonfiction more lively.

Look on p. 239.  Notice the use of personification of wind.  

What are the human characteristics of  wind?

Work with a partner to locate examples of personification in the story.  

Come up with 3-4 examples on your own.

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