Exemplification vs Personification - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between exemplification and personification

is that exemplification is the act of exemplifying; a showing or illustrating by example while personification is a person, thing or name typifying a certain quality or idea; an embodiment or exemplification.

exemplification

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of exemplifying; a showing or illustrating by example.
  • That which exemplifies; a case in point; example.
  • (legal) A copy or transcript attested to be correct by the seal of an officer having custody of the original.
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    personification

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person, thing or name typifying a certain quality or idea; an embodiment or exemplification.
  • Adolf Hitler was the personification of anti-Semitism.
  • A figure of speech,in which an inanimate object or an idea is given human qualities.
  • The writer used personification to convey her ideas.
  • An artistic representation of an abstract quality as a human
  • The Grim Reaper is a personification of death.