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Explain personification in Sonnet 106

Explain personification in Sonnet 106

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  1. In the poem When in the Chronicle of Wasted Time’ the poet uses personification for poetic effect. Here are some of the examples.

    • antique pen would have expressed“. In this phrase, the poet is referring to the poets of old times. The pen is thus personified.
    • “beauty making beautiful old rhymes”. Here the word beauty is personified. It refers to the beautiful human whose description makes the old poems beautiful.

    Read summary of this poem.

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