Personification in The Hobbit


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What is personification?

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1. Which of the following sentences from this lesson on The Hobbit is an example of personification?

2. In The Hobbit why is this sentence an example of personification? ''Bilbo's heart jumped into his mouth.''

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Personification as it appears in The Hobbit is the subject of this combination of a quiz and worksheet. The questions will address the proper definition of personification and examples of personification as they appear in the book.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the following topics in the quiz questions:

  • The effect of personification on the reader
  • A definition for personification
  • 'Bilbo's heart jumped into his mouth'
  • More examples of personification from the text

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about examples of personification from the book, including Bilbo's heart jumped into his mouth
  • Reading comprehension - understand the plot elements of The Hobbit involving personification
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can properly define personification

Additional Learning

To get more out of the book, check out the lesson titled, Personification in The Hobbit. With this lesson, you can check out the following extra topics:

  • Relating to feelings
  • Describing Bilbo's heart
  • Flowers and the sun