English-2
Grade-6
Easy

Question

What type of figurative language is being used in the following sentence? "Lucas looked at the clock. Time was crawling.


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  1. Simile
  2. Metaphor
  3. Personification
  4. Hyperbole

hintHint:

time cannot crawl .

The correct answer is: Personification


    In the given sentence, "time" is non-human and it is doing the human action of "crawling". Thus time is being personified and option c is the correct answer.
    Personification emphasizes a non-human’s characteristics by describing them with human attributes.

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