Paul Revere's Ride one pager

By: Chance Edwards

Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Poetry Terms

Personification- "The watchful night wind, as it went/Creeping along from tent to tent,/and seeming to whisper all is all is well;..." (630,Longfellow). Gives non human objects human like traits.

Imagery- "A hurry of hoofs in the village street,/ A shape in the moonlight, a bulk in the dark,/ And beneath, from the pebbles, in passing, a spark/ Struck out by a stead flying fearless and fleet;..." (Longfellow 632). Uses describing words that appeal to us.

End Rhyme-"He has left the village and mounted the steep/ And beneath him, tranquil and broad and deep;..."(Longfellow 632), Rhymes at the end of the lines.

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Historical reference- "On the eighteenth of April, In Seventy-five/...(Longfellow, 629)


Paul Revere saved everyone from the British and warned them so they could prepare for the battle.

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