Part of learning a new language is learning network idioms, metaphors, and ways of thinking. That's a huge benefit of learning a second or third language. Ancient Hebrews personified many things, especially wisdom in the book of Proverbs, but also love and other abstractions. Also, the Christian text 1 Corinthians chapter 13 is famous for how it personifies love.
Allan, go to memrise.com and do the Hebrew alphabet course(s) there. They are short and will help you a lot. There is a Duolingo one. You can also go on YouTube.com for short Hebrew alef-bet classes. A site that someone put on another thread has a chart you can print out is: i.imgur.com/YCVpeMs.jpg You can also go to a publishing company like ekspublishing.com and buy a book that will help with your Duolingo class here.