The Highway Man

The Highway Man

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  • The Highway man is riding to an hotel
  • Imagery-the wind was a torrent of darkness
  •  The Highway man see's the love of his life and ask to run away with her
  • Rhyme-I'm after a prize tonight/before the morning light
  • Their talk is lessened to by a jealousy boy
  • Simile-hair like moldy hay
  • The imagery describes how dark it was
  • Because of Tim the Redcoats use Bess as beat
  • Personification-she twisted her hands behind her; but the knots held good
  • The rhyme creates enjoyably sound
  • Bess kills herself to warn The Highway man
  • Repetition-tlot-tlot;tlot-tlot;had they heard it/tlot-tlot,tlot-tlot,in the distance
  • The simile suggest Tim's hair is raggedy
  • When The Highway man goes back for Bess the Redcoats kill him
  • Metaphor-the horse hoofs ringing clear
  • The personification shows how the knots hold like people
  • The repetition shows how many times the warning went 
  • The metaphor shows how loud the hoofs were
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