The Real Story of Revere's Ride

Paul Revere -By Tylik Jackson

Foreshadowing

Foreshadowing hints of what is to come in the action of a play or a story. Example). Paul Revere was sent for by Dr. Joseph Warren and instructed to ride to Lexington, Massachusetts, to warn Samuel Adams that British troops were marching to arrest them.

Imagery

Imagery creates a image in literary work. On the way to Lexington, Revere "alarmed" the country-side, stopping at each house, and arrived in Lexington about midnight.

Personification

Personification the endowment of inanimate objects or abstract concepts with animate or living qualities. As he approached the house where Adams and Hancock were staying, a sentry asked that he not make so much noise.