Read these stanzas from “Robin Hood and the Beggar.” In this part of the ballad, Robin Hood’s men have found the beggar who fought with Robin Hood. The men are planning what to do with the beggar and his money. How do these stanzas fit the characteristics of a ballad? Excerpt from “Robin Hood and the Beggar” They thought they would the money take, Come after what so may: And then they would not bring him back, But in that place him slay. By that good Robin would not know That they had gotten coin; It would content him for to show That there they had him slain. A. Each stanza contains a metaphor and simile. B. A subject is given human characteristics. C. There is a refrain between stanzas. D. There is a regular rhythm and rhyme scheme.
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