Read the extract below and answer this question.

But the towering earth was tired of sitting in one position. She moved, suddenly, and the houses crumbled, the mountains heaved horribly, and the work of a million years was lost.

The predominant figure of speech in the above extracts is

A. Oxymoron
B. Metaphor
C. Simile
D. Personification

Correct Answer: Option D

D. Personification