What are some personifications in Casey at the Bat?
Personification is when human traits are given to something that is not human. This poem contains lots of literary techniques along with personification. There is simile (ex. "pall-like silence"); alliteration ("while the writhing pitcher"); rhyme (aabb ccdd etc.); and lots of imagery (use of the five senses to create a mental picture of the action).
If you really want to stretch the definition of personification, you might be able to apply it to the behavior of the crowd as a whole ("five thousand tongues applauded him"), but this is really a metaphor for the praise that the people gave him. The tongues are part of the humans in the crowd, so I'm not sure that I would call this personification.
This poem is a narrative poem, so it also contains the basic elements of any story: setting; character; conflict; exposition; rising action; climax; falling action; resolution. Like other stories, it also contains dialogue.
Here are a few. Examine the last three stanzas for possible others.
hope which springs
grim melancholy sat;
a lusty yell;
It rumbled ..., it rattled ...;
It pounded ... and recoiled ...
echo answered "Fraud!"