Paul Revere's Ride

By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Poetry Terms

Speaker- The speaker is Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. "Listen my children, and you shall hear/ Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere,..."(Longfellow 629).



Subject- The subject is Paul Revere midnight ride is that he is letting the town that the British are coming. "(Paul Revere's Ride 631).


Tone- The tone is Determined "Meanwhile to the mount and ride,/ Booted and spurred, with a heavy stride/. On the oppisite shore walked Paul Revere.

Historical References Of Paul Revere's Ride

in 1774 and the Spring of 1775 Paul Revere was employed by the Boston Committee of Correspondence. In Lexington Paul let the town know the British is coming. Paul rided his horse though Charlestown , Massachusetts, and England.(The Real Story Of Paul Revere's Ride Paragraph 1).



Lonesome Poke Town by Clarence A. Graham, Jr.

This poem is connected to Paul Revere's Ride because it says "As the train was approaching a small town out West/The passenger looked out of the window and saw the most beautiful horse in the world. And it reminds me when Paul Revere came though the town and told everyone that the British is coming. When the people looked out their windows and got their stuff ready.(Clarence A. Graham, Jr Web jan 15)


Citations

(Clarence A. Graham, Jr http://www.poemhunter.com/best-poems/clarence-a-graham-jr/lonesome-poke-town/).



(Longfellow 629)

(Paul Revere's Ride 631).

(Longfellow 632)