Personification in The Book Thief


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What is personification?

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1. What is the most important and prominent personification in 'The Book Thief'?

2. In 'The Book Thief', what is the purpose of personification in the quote 'Even the wrinkles around her eyes were holding hands'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Book Thief is the story of a young girl during the rise of the Nazis in Germany. This assessment will help you judge how well you understand the use of personification in this novel with questions about its definition and use.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will help you determine how well you understand the use of personification in The Book Thief, including:

  • Definition of personification
  • Key examples of personification in the book
  • Context of specific quotes

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on The Book Thief
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of personification
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the most prominent personification in the book

Additional Learning

For more on this novel, review the lesson titled, Personification in The Book Thief. This includes more details, such as:

  • Visual aids
  • Context of the story
  • Importance of the narrator