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1

a ballad is a song like poem that

tells a story

2

a ballad can also be called a ______ poem

narrative

3

a ballad is about ordinary ____ and ___ heroes

people
legendary

4

a ballad starts ______ and progresses _____ to its end

in the middle of a crisis
quickly

5

a ballad has a ________ appeal

universal

6

a ballad is to be ___

sung

7

sound devices that contribute to music quality

rhythm
alliteration
refrains

8

elements in balads

emotional, satirical, humorous, tragic, supernatural

9

a ballad consists of what type of stanzas

quatrains

10

the ballad's second and fourth lines are

usually shorter and rhyme

11

a ballad usually has lines that

repeat

12

8 themes of ballads

revenge
betrayal
rebellion
envy
remorse
loyalty
patriotism
superstition

13

topics of ballads- 6

tragic love
domestic conflict
disastrous wars
shipwrecks
sensational crimes
enterprising outlaws

14

4 ballads that we will read

get up and bard the door
lord randal
robin hood
sir patrick spence

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