Anthropomorphic Personification: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is the best term to describe when an author gives animals or inanimate objects the power to walk and talk?

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1. Which of the following terms best describes when an entire story symbolizes a big idea?

2. In Animal Farm, which event in history is used to create this allegory?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your proficiency with anthropomorphic personification in your work on this printable worksheet and interactive quiz. Children's books, literary terms, Animal Farm, and Watership Down will be discussed by the quiz questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, questions will look at:

  • Term to describe animals or objects given ability to walk and talk
  • Rabbits and themes in Watership Down
  • Term for a story symbolizing larger ideas
  • Use of anthropomorphism in children's books
  • Allegories in Animal Farm

Skills Practiced

These assessments will provide a chance to utilize your skills in:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding anthropomorphism in children's books and interpret it correctly
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about literary terms and identify their names
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about themes in Watership Down
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the use of allegories in Animal Farm

Additional Learning

Check out the associated lesson, entitled Anthropomorphic Personification: Definition & Examples, to continue learning about this subject. This lesson covers various goals, including:

  • Define symbolism and other literary terms used in the lesson
  • Identify a number of stories that use anthropomorphic personification
  • Explain how anthropomorphism functions in various stories