Nature of Robin Hood (His Type in the Ballad Texts)
In the medieval there were various Ballad texts on Robin Hood demonstrating his arbitrary nature and illustrating that throughout these medieval ages, Robin Hood was considered a legendary figure. The heroic type of Robin Hood can be easily supported by a prominent parody, known as Robin Hood and the Potter. In this narration, toll is demanded by Robin Hood to be paid by the Potter, just as all tools in corporate world. The toll of Robin Hood, also appeared not – justified, and this led towards making the Potter disagree with respect to paying the toll and instead gives an offering of paying the toll in the form of material. From here, it is evident that Robin Hood was resilience in nature and also that even if the position of Robin Hood, in the medieval times, was of an outlaw; he still did not refrained from helping the poor.
Also, from this Ballad text, it becomes evident that the position of Robin Hood has been challenged and even though, the outcome may not been justifiable and may have uncertainty, but still it was for a greater cause. So, each of this Ballad texts have depicted that Robin Hood was a prominent legend in the medieval times, mainly, due to his acts and resilience.
Reason of Robin Hood’s popularity
With nobility had been allocated to Robin Hood, not only in the literature texts or Ballad texts but also with respect to the diffusive cultural environment that existed in medieval centuries, the essential popularity of Robin Hood strengthened impulsively. The popularity of this outlaw legend has also been derived from an urge to look for new themes and authenticity in literature and in appeal elements.