Personification in Poe's The Raven


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Personification gives human _____ to objects, animals, or ideas in a story or poem.

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1. Two examples of personification in The Raven are _____.

2. In The Raven, the poet's sadness is also attributed to the _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Personification in 'The Raven' is the focus for this combination of a quiz and worksheet. You will be asked about the definition of personification, and what the use of personification adds to the narrative of the poem.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the following topics in the questions for this quiz:

  • The definition of personification
  • Examples of personification in the poem
  • Attributing the poet's sadness
  • What personification adds to the narrative

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key elements - ensure that you can provide an accurate definition for personification
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about personification adding to the narrative
  • Reading comprehension - understand the key plot elements of 'The Raven' as they relate to personification

Additional Learning

To find out more, open the lesson titled Personification in Poe's 'The Raven.' With it, you can dive into additional content that includes the following:

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