Regarding this, who is Tim in The Highwayman?
Tim is the Ostler looked after the Landlord’s stables and horses and was eavesdropping when the Highwayman was talking to Bess and,”But I shall be back with the yellow gold before the morning light.” But Tim also loved Bess and told King George’s soldiers who came and killed the highwayman but Bess also died so Tim
Furthermore, who is Bess in The Highwayman? At the beginning of the poem, the highwayman is dressed in claret velvet, which is a blood-red velvet, and Bess is a red-lipped daughter who is plaiting a “dark red love knot into her long black hair.” (18) After that, Noyes describes the sunset as “tawny” which is an orangish-red sunset.
In this regard, who wrote the poem The Highwayman?
Why does Bess kill herself in the highwayman?
A jealous ostler (person who works in the stable) who is in love with Bess reports the highwayman to the army. When they come to ambush him, Bess kills herself to warn him and save his life. When he hears about the way she died, he becomes very angry and is shot down on the highway.