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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pro·so·po·poe·ia /prəˌsopəˈpiə, ˌprɑsəpə-/
 擬人法,擬聲法

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pros·o·po·pœ·ia n.  Rhet. A figure by which things are represented as persons, or by which things inanimate are spoken of as animated beings; also, a figure by which an absent person is introduced as speaking, or a deceased person is represented as alive and present. It includes personification, but is more extensive in its signification.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 prosopopoeia
      n : representing an abstract quality or idea as a person or
          creature [syn: personification]