Paul Revere's Ride
By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
3 Poetry Terms From Paul Revere's Ride
Explanation: This is end rhyme because at the end of the line it rhymes. Such as in this one the rhymes are hear and Revere.
2. Rhyme Scheme- "Listen my children, and you shall hear/ Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere,..."(Longfellow 629).
Explanation: This is rhyme scheme because hear and Revere rhyme and they are at the end of the lines. Hear and Revere is rhyme scheme because in rhyme scheme you use the alphabet to find the rhyme scheme. This example is AA.
3. Simile- "A line of black that bends and floats/ On the rising tide, like a bridge of boats"(Longfellow 630).
Explanation: This is a simile because it is comparing to unlike things using like or as. The comparison in this example is a black line, to a bridge of boats.
Narrative Poem Connected to Paul Revere's Ride
Textual Evidence to Support Connection
And hark! like the roar of the billows on the shore,/
The cry of battle rises along their charging line:/
For God! for the Cause! for the Church! for the laws!/
For Charles, king of England, and Rupert of the Rhine!/
Textual Evidence from Paul Revere's Ride:
Beneath the churchyard, lay the dead,/ In their night encampment on the hill,/ Wrapped in silence so deep and still/ That he could hear, like a sentinel's tread,.../
"The Battle of Naseby." The Battle of Naseby. Web. 16 Jan. 2014.
"Narrative Poems." Narrative Poems. Web. 16 Jan. 2014.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. "Paul Revere's Ride." United States of America: Holt,
Rinehart and Winston, 2005. Print.