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    ,n which a thing, (an) idea or (an) animal

    Hi,

    http://literarydevices.net/personification/

    ''Personification is a figure of speech in which a thing, an idea or an animal is given human attributes.''

    I'd like to ask if we can omit 'an' before 'idea' and 'animal' or not.

    Thanks.

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    Re: ,n which a thing, (an) idea or (an) animal

    Yes – it's a matter of preference.

    I prefer to keep the articles.

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