Paul Revere's Ride
By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Three Poetry Terms
- A phantom ship, with each mast and spar-metaphor- comparing ship into mast and spar
- Across the moon like a prison bar- simile- comparing the moon to a prison bar
- And a huge black hulk, that was magnified- alliteration- Hulk
- Line 3: On the eighteenth of April, in seventy-five
- Line 6,7: "If the British march by land or sea from the town tonight..."