Metaphors In The Highwayman

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Do you ever wonder what it was like for a highwayman? Well when you want to read Alfred Noyes The highwayman published in 1908. It is about a robber living back in 1808 stealing loot from stage coaches. When he is about to rob another stage coach, he says goodbye to his love. But they didn’t know that it would be the last time they would be together. One poetic device used in this poem metaphor are metaphors. Metaphors are figures of speech. In the poem there multiple Metaphors. One metaphor is the wind being compared to a torrent of darkness. Another metaphor is the road being compared to a ribbon of moonlight. The stars in the sky are compared to jewels. The final metaphor is the road is compared to a gypsy’s ribbon. Another poetic device
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