What is the personification in this story? Is it personifying Death to a waiter?

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gbeatty eNotes educator| Certified Educator

Yes, that would be personification exactly. It starts as soon as Justice has the gardener refer to death as "he," and says that he "stood there." Any time a writer gives an inanimate object (or, in this case, abstract idea) human identity, that's personification.

corbinwillard12 | Student

Since Death is capitalized, there is personification being used...

tinaeiche | Student

i wanted gto know when he had sad that? i have the poem here rite infron of me saying "sir, i encountered death just now amoung our roses. thin as a sythe he stoodthyere. i knew him by his pictures, he had on his black coat, black gloves and a broad black hat" thank you for reading this comment.