highway man

highway man

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  • "And the highway man came riding- riding- ridding" Repition
  • In the begging it talks about the highway man and the setting. 
  • The highway man is talking about his love, Bess
  • "But the landlord’s black-eyed daughter,Bess, the landlord’s daughter,Plaiting a dark red love-knot into her long black hair.
  • “One kiss, my bonny sweetheart, I’m after a prize to-night,But I shall be back with the yellow gold before the morning light;Yet, if they press me sharply, and harry me through the day,   Then look for me by moonlight,Watch for me by moonlight,I’ll come to thee by moonlight, though hell should bar the way.” 
  • "Dumb as a dog he listened, and he heard the robber say—" simile
  • A man named Tim overhears their conversation about running away
  •  "They drank his ale instead.But they gagged his daughter, and bound her, to the foot of her narrow bed.Two of them knelt at her casement, with muskets at their side!" Ryme
  • this tells you that the highway man rides a horse and he is riding away.
  • Bess is taken hostage by red coats
  • This quote shows how the highway man loves Bess.
  • Bess kills herself to warn the highway man
  • "Then her finger moved in the moonlight,Her musket shattered the moonlight,Shattered her breast in the moonlight and warned him—with her death." Repetition 
  • "Down like a dog on the highway, And he lay in his blood on the highway, with a bunch of lace at his throat." simile
  • Tim is just sitting there, listening to their plan to run away.
  • The highway man is shot and killed
  • The red coats are planning for the highway man to come and pick up Bess and the will shoot him while he is there.
  • the Highway man heard the shot echo through the night sky and left.
  • This tells you That the highway man was shot and killed by the red coats at the end.
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