Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

By: Henry Longfellow

3 Poetry Terms

Hyperbole- "Then he said, "Good night!" and with muffled oar silently rowed to the Charlestown shore"

(It is exaggerating how



Simile- "A phantom ship with each mast and spar across the moon like a prison bar"


Alliteration- "And a huge black hulk"