�The Highwayman� Worksheet by HVoNSIT

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									                      “The Highwayman” Worksheet
In your groups, answer the following questions:

1. Identify the three main characters in this poem.
       1.                     2.               3.

2. List three adjectives (descriptive words) that you would use to describe the
   highwayman. Be prepared to explain why you say this.
       1.
       2.
       3..
3. List three adjectives (descriptive words) that you would use to describe Bess. Be
   prepared to explain why you say this.
       1.
       2.
       3.
4. List two adjectives (descriptive words) that you would use to describe Tim. Be
   prepared to explain why you say this.
       1.
       2.

5. What are the highwayman’s plans at the end of Part One?

6. Who are King George’s men?
     Why do they come to the inn?

7. Find two examples of each of the following literary terms(include line #):
   A. Simile
      1.
      2.
   B. Metaphor
      1.
      2.
   C. Onomatopoeia
      1.
      2.
   D. alliteration
      1.
      2.

8. Describe the mood of the poem.


9. What does the repetition do for the mood of the poem?
10. Copy word-for-word an example of foreshadowing (include line #).

       Explain what event is being foreshadowed.

11. Explain Bess’ internal conflict.

12. Identify the climax (include line #):

13. Identify the resolution(include line #):


14. Did you like the resolution? Why/Why not?


15. Explain the significance of the final two stanzas.

								
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