Comparing The Poem Paul Revere's Ride

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If you were rowing past your enemy in 1775, what would you do? Paul Revere faced a scary and dangerous time while rowing by his enemies across the Charleston River. There are many similarities and differences between the poem, “Paul Revere’s Ride”, and the historical account of Revere’s ride. The meaning of the lanterns were the same in both the poem and the historical account. However, different people saw the lanterns at the Old North Church. Longfellow, the author of the poem, used history to keep the story interesting and to keep it the same of the original story. Both the historical account and the poem have the same meaning of the lanterns. One lantern meant the British were coming by land, and two lanterns meant they were coming
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