Giving Human Characteristics to Non Human Things?

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When a person gives non-living things and inanimate objects human characteristics, it is referred to as personification. For example, an individual may refer to their hair straightener as being a brat because it is not functioning properly. In this case, the individual would be personifying their hair straightener.
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