"Paul Revere's Ride"

"Paul Revere's Ride"

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  • Simile
  • "That he could hear, like a sentinel's tread..." Stanza 6, Line 4
  • Assonance
  • "Masses and moving shapes of shade..." Stanza 5, Line 6.
  • Imagery
  • "He hear the crowing of the cock, And the barking of the farmer's dog..." Stanza 9, Line 1-2.
  •   This is an example of a Simile because the poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is comparing the man as he stands and how  a soldier who is supposed to stand guard is supposed to stand.
  • Personification
  • The quote shows assonance because the words masses, moving, shapes, and shade all have the repetition of simillar sounds/ 
  • Hyperbole
  • This is an example of Imagery. Imagery includes the five senses, sight, hear, touch, taste and feel. In the quote example from the poem, the example is describing what Paul Revere is hearing, this is imagery. 
  • Rhyme Scheme
  • "Listen my children and you shall hear, Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere. " Stanza 1, Line 1-
  • This example shows personification because personification is when an object is giving human characteristics, and the morning breeze is given a human trait. The human trait is the breath. 
  • "And felt the breath of the morning breeze..." Stanza 11, Line 
  • The example from the poem shows an example of a hyperbole because the poet is using an exaggeration when talking about the British ship. The British ship isn't really a phantom ship. 
  • " A phantom ship, with each mast and spar..." Stanza 3, Line 6
  • In the poem, Paul Revere's ride there is a rhyme scheme throughout the whole poem, the rhyme scheme is in each stanza. In the first stanza the first two lines last word rhyme with each other
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