Paul Revere Character Analysis

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Paul Revere was the one who started the midnight ride and it spread quickly throughout the world. He was very brave to do that knowing that he was going to start something. Also he pretty much started from nothing and he wanted to make a difference so he did that. Two of the sources used were “Excerpts from the Letter from Paul Revere to Jeremy Belknap, circa 1798” and The Tipping Point book. Paul Revere connects to the book The Tipping Point because he showed traits of a connector and salesmen in his midnight ride and how he spreads the word that the British are coming throughout his village. Paul Revere demonstrates connectors qualities because of how fast the midnight ride spread throughout the world. Revere was the one who started the…show more content…
Revere was very convincing to the colonists that the British were coming, and they prepared quickly. In the poem “The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere”, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote “One, if by land, and two if by sea; And I on the opposite shore will be, Ready to ride and spread the alarm Through every Middlesex village and farm, For the country folk to be and to arm.” This tells that Paul Revere was ready to tell his whole village and he convinced the whole village to prepare for the British, this shows that he was a master of the stickiness factor. The topic sentence and the quote relate because the topic sentence tells what a salesmen is and what they are known for doing and the quote gives an example of how Revere used the salesmen traits and he connects to a salesmen. In the poem “The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere” it says, “Till in the silence around him he hears The muster of men at the barrack door, The sound of arms, and the tramp of feet, And the measured tread of the grenadiers, Marching down to their boats on the shore.” This quote is proof that Revere used the stickiness factor because it states that all the colonists were preparing for the British, and Paul Revere was the one who told them to get ready and it spread very quickly throughout the village.
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