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The Ballad of Rudolph Reed

In "The Ballad of Rudolph Reed," the style of the poem, the repetition and parallelism, and its explicit identification as a ballad recall much older English poems and aristocratic heroes such as...

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The Ballad of Rudolph Reed

The speaker in this poem is not anyone in particular. It is an omniscient third party whose identity we cannot know. We have no hints as to who is speaking -- all we know is that the speaker can...

Latest answer posted December 19, 2010 11:11 pm UTC

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