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Edward, Edward

Text Analysis

By examining the following literary elements we can determine the genre of a text:

- structure or layout

- rhyme scheme

- division into sections (summary)

- setting in time

- setting in place

- characters

- features of the text

- genre

Credits: images taken from https://allenginsberg.org/2016/05/basic-poetics-ballads-edward-edward/

Lnt suggests

LnT For further information on the ballad, click here

LnT A short video that displays some features of the ballad as a genre is available. Check on Youtube

LnT Read another medieval ballad: Lord Randal. The text and a wordlist are provided for free.