personification, as of inanimate things.
a figure of speech in which an imaginary, absent, or deceased person is represented as speaking or acting.
realization, personification, archetype, symbol, apotheosis, exemplar, epitome, expression, avatar, inclusion, comprehension, form, matter, substantiation, integration, type, incarnation, conformation, collection, embracement
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Origin of prosopopoeia
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Word Origin for prosopopoeia
C16: via Latin from Greek prosōpopoiia dramatization, from prosōpon face + poiein to make
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