An overview by Riley Reece
History of Ballads
Purpose of Ballads
Characteristics of Ballads
Examples of Ballads
Bars explanation intellectual.
I seem to see a lady wonderful
Spring forth between her lips, one whom no sense
Can fully tell the mind of, and one whence
Another, in beauty, springeth marvelous,
From whom a star goes forth and speaketh thus:
'Now my salvation is gone forth from thee.'"
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