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Personification

Personification

Personification is an ontological metaphor in which a thing or abstraction is represented as a person.

(English)

His religion tells him he can’t drink wine.

Page/s: 878
Source: Mish 1991

Mish, Frederick (editor). 1991.Webster's ninth new collegiate dictionary. Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster. 1,564 pages. 0877795088; indexed 0877795096; deluxe 087779510X.

Page/s: 33–34
Source: Lakoff, G. and Johnson 1980

Lakoff, George, and Mark Johnson. 1980.Metaphors we live by. Chicago: University of Chicago.

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