Ballad Stanza (20 words)

Literary/ Cultural Context Note

Litencyc Editors (Independent Scholar - Europe)
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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.

Context

A quatrain that alternates tetrameter with trimeter lines, and usually rhymes a b c. See our entry on Common Measure.

Citation:
Editors, Litencyc. "Ballad Stanza". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=93, accessed 26 May 2019.]

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