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Anthropomorphism

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Anthropomorphism is the attribution of human traits, emotions, and intentions to non-human ..... Anthropomorphism of inanimate objects can affect product buying behavior. When products seem to resem...

What literary term means the following: An inanimate object given ...

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The term you are looking for is personification, which means the giving of physical or human characteristics to ideas, thoughts or inanimate objects. Wonderful ...

Personification | Literary Devices

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It refers to the practice of attaching human traits and characteristics with inanimate objects, phenomena and animals. Example: “The raging winds”. “The wise ...

What is it called when we give inanimate objects human qualities or ...

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Sep 10, 2008 ... This refers to children ascribing human qualities to inanimate objects...it's a term from child development. Probably not what you are looking for.

Zoomorphism - Definition and Examples of Zoomorphism

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It is a literary technique in which the animal attributes are imposed upon non- animal objects, humans, and events and animal features are ascribed to humans,  ...

Is This a Recognized Disorder? - Forums at Psych Central

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I am trying to find out more information on a particular type of disorder where a person assigns human characteristics to inanimate objects.

Literary Terms: giving an inanimate object human traits ...

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Mar 31, 2014 ... giving an inanimate object human traits and actions. Literary Terms.

Anthropomorphism - New World Encyclopedia

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Anthropomorphic gods exhibited human qualities such as beauty, wisdom, and ... between personification (anthropomorphism of inanimate, but real, objects) ...

Animal-omorphizing? (word for attributing animal characteristics ...

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Someone told me I was anthropomorphizing the car, but I'm not: I'm attributing equine characteristics, not human characteristics, to the Audi.

What is the Difference Between Anthropomorphism and ...

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Through this device, writers are able to universalize human traits and ideas. .... to see patterns in abstract phenomena, like seeing faces on inanimate objects.

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Anthropomorphism - definition of anthropomorphism by The Free ...

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an·thro·po·mor·phism n. Attribution of human motivation, characteristics, or behavior to inanimate objects, animals, or natural phenomena. an′thro·po·mor ′phic ...

Personification v.s anthropomorphism - The Literature Network

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Some sites say that personification refers to inanimate objects ... when an object or animal is described as having human characteristics for the ...

Why Do We Anthropomorphize? | Psych Central News

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Mar 1, 2010 ... Giving human characteristics to animals, inanimate objects or natural phenomena is a human trait called “to anthropomorphize.” Sadly, as in ...