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Centuries-old in practice, the composition of ballads began in the European folk tradition, in many cases accompanied by musical instruments... More>>

Ballad - Wikipedia

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A ballad /ˈbæləd/ is a form of verse, often a narrative set to music. Ballads derive from the medieval French chanson balladée or ballade, which were originally " danced song...

Young Writers | Ballad Poem Definition and Examples

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What is an Ballad poem? Use our Poetry Glossary to find out what a Ballad Poem is with examples.

Ballad: Poetic Form | Academy of American Poets - Poets.org

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Feb 21, 2014 ... Ballad: Poetic Form - A typical ballad is a plot-driven song, with one or more characters hurriedly unfurling events leading to a dramatic ...

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Definition. A ballad is a type of poem that is sometimes set to music. Ballads have a long history and are found in many cultures. The ballad actually began as a ...

What is a Ballad Poem? - Definition, Structure & Examples - Video ...

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Ballad poems, folk ballads. . . they're all the same, right? Not exactly. Find out the difference in this lesson, where you'll learn about ballad...

Ballad - Poetry archive

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Strictly, a ballad is a form of poetry that alternates lines of four and three beats, often in quatrains, rhymed abab, and often telling a story - the anonymous poem  ...

Examples of a Ballad

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Although like a poem in some ways, the ballad tells more of a story than a poem does. The ballad is able to complete a more full picture of what is going on.

Ballad | Glossary Terms | Poetry Foundation

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A popular narrative song passed down orally. In the English tradition, it usually follows a form of rhymed (abcb) quatrains alternating four-stress and three-stress  ...

Examples of Ballad : Poetry through the Ages - Webexhibits

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French poet Francois Villon's "Ballad of the Gibbet" shows another direction ballads often took: that of imparting wisdom to readers and listeners.