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Personification

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Which of the following lines is an example of personification AND how is it significant?

A

"His rage boiled over" (723) emphasizes the strength of Grendel's anger.

B

"He would rip life from limb" (732) illustrates the violence of Grendel's methods.

C

"The captain of evil" (749) symbolizes Grendel's evil.

D

"The timbers trembled and sang" (766) demonstrates the vigor of the battle.

E

"The hall clattered and hammered" (770) emphasizes the volume of the battle.