(1) His initial poems lean heavily on outmoded styles and subjects, such as Norse personification , sailors of Devon, or the bird as a correlative for soaring aspiration.(2) Perhaps it's partially the combination of personification and blatant gender stereotypes.(3) You might even say that Anne serves as an American name for the tempter Mara, personification of desire in the Buddhist cosmology.(4) he was the very personification of British pluck and diplomacy(5) The goddess Nature is an amoral pagan personification , her laws harsh and ineluctable.(6) These people have become the epitome and complete personification of Greed and Corruption.(7) They acted as the personification or representatives of the party and the country, which were considered two sides of the same coin.(8) That's all this personification of modesty has to say.(9) He was the personification and embodiment of hip-hop.(10) Here a personification of Painting, crowned with the eye of perspective, is shown in profile extending an embrace toward the hands of friendship.(11) His public image was the personification of noblesse oblige, a wholesome and vigorous young president with a beautiful wife and young children.(12) But indeed it is only strictly speaking that something is amiss, only if the allegorical content of each personification must be taken seriously.(13) In the drawing for the full composition, the personification of architecture holds a model of a structure with Doric columns.(14) The case may be, the argument might run, that Hebrew can use the singular where most languages, including English, may prefer the plural for a group, and hence there is no real employment of personification .(15) Evil, mysterious, hostile to health and goodness, demons were once viewed as inferior gods-the personification of the powers behind human sickness, idolatry, and heresy.(16) With its emphasis on personification and topical allusion, allegory has a long association with political discourse.