how do these rhythms contribute to the tone of each poem?
with a partner, marking just the clear stresses, scan “Bonny Barbara Allan” and “Ballad of Birmingham” (130, 133)
separately, read and mark prose sections in pp. 130-133
find an online copy of “Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” in order to start reading this aloud together
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