Personification in To Kill A Mockingbird


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Giving human characteristics to non-human objects is an example of _____.

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1. In To Kill a Mockingbird, why does Harper Lee use personification?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz will help you to dissect what you know about the personification in To Kill a Mockingbird. You'll need to grasp certain topics for the quiz. You must be able to identify examples of personification and explain Lee's reason for using it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how well you can complete the following:

  • Identify an example of personification
  • Name someone around whom personification examples revolve in the book
  • Recognize a word that means to give human characteristics to non-human objects

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on personification in To Kill A Mockingbird
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the giving of human characteristics to non-human objects and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Lee and her reason for using personification

Additional Learning

Explore this subject further with the helpful lesson named, Personification in To Kill A Mockingbird. The lesson will adhere to the following study objectives:

  • Determine the setting of the book
  • Identify examples of various objects described to have human characteristics
  • Relate the time period in which the story takes place