Personification in Othello


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What is personification?

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1. Which of the following is an example of personification?

2. Which of the following is another way of saying: 'Things will happen when they are meant to happen' by personifying time?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Go through the quiz and worksheet to see what you know about personification in Othello. Questions focus on examples and the definition of personification.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assets, you will be tested on:

  • An effect of personifying jealousy
  • Meaning of personification
  • Examples of personification

Skills Practiced

If you use these educational materials, you can practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the literature lesson on personification used in Othello
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding what happens when jealousy is personified
  • Making connections - use your understanding of personification to create an example of the technique based on a provided prompt

Additional Learning

Review the lesson Personification in Othello to learn more about how this technique is used in the play. Through successful completion of the lesson, you'll meet these objectives:

  • Understand why personification is used in literature
  • Analyze different examples of personification used in this work
  • Learn how this literary tool is used in Othello