Word of the Week: Prosopopoeia

Prosopopoeia – noun – (pronounced pro-sopapilla, like the delicious sweet fried bread)
Personification, as of inanimate things
From dictionary.com
Etomology: Greek

Example: “Lord Byron’s very numerous comparisons, all admirable, and often under the form of a prosopopoeia, are indicative of the warm imagination which clothed inanimate shapes with the breathing realities of life …”
-RECOLLECTIONS OF SHELLEY AND BYRON,” WESTMINSTER REVIEW, VOL. 69, 1858

xMaegan

Oh, P.S. I spelled it wrong in the photo. Hah!

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