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When it comes, the landscape listens, Shadows hold their breath. Source: Dickinson, Emily. “There’s a certain Slant of light.” The Poems of Emily Dickinson. Ed. R. W. Franklin. Harvard: Harvard University Press, 1999. Poetry Foundation. Web. 9 June. 2011. Which technique does this excerpt use?

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Phebe412

The author is using personification because the author is giving non living things characteristics living things would have, specifically actions. For example, the author says that "shadows hold their breath." I think we all know that shadows are not living things. 

Gwen13

The answer is certainly Personification

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