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Personification in Ode on a Grecian Urn

Personification Examples in Ode on a Grecian Urn:

Ode on a Grecian Urn


"unravish'd bride of quietness..."   (Ode on a Grecian Urn)

In the first line the speaker addresses the Grecian Urn as the “unravish’d bride of quietness,” suggesting the object he admires cannot literally speak. Using personification to address the urn communicates the importance of the archaic object to the speaker and to the poem itself.

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