Instead of saying:
The wind blew through the trees rapidly.
Say. . .
The wind, sneaky and stealth, creeped up on the unsuspecting leaves and ruffled them. The leaves were dazed and confused until the wind settled down.
Which one sounds better?
Personification helps paint a better picture in the reader's mind. It also gives the story more personality and more voice.
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