Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Paul Revere's Ride

Three Poetry Terms

One poetry term is end rhyme because at the end of the line it rhymed an example is "the hurrying hoof-beats of the steed/and the midnight message of Paul Revere"(Longfellow pg.633). another poetry term is its a narrative because it tells a story the example is "listen my children, and you shall hear/of the midnight ride of Paul Revere"(Longfellow pg.629) .last poetry term is the poem has a rhyme scheme and its ABACCB.

Historical Reference

The historical reference is April 18,75 the example is "on the eighteenth of April, in seventy-five..."(Longfellow pg.629)

Connection To Ballad Of The French Fleet. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth)

These two poems have a connection because there both about the British but Paul reveres ride is talking about his ride an A Ballad Of The French Fleet is talking about when the British were defeated "they vanished and ceased to be,/When thou didst walk in wrath/With thine horses through the sea!'' (Longfellow)