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Definition of ballad


Ballad: Originally a song accompanied by a dance. Later the name was applied to a narrative poem. Ballads, passed down by word of mouth, were direct and simple, with romantic, historical or supernatural setting. The literary ballad is a poem with the rhyme scheme abcb.



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