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Epic Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • a long narrative poem telling of a hero''s deeds
  • very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale); "an epic voyage"; "of heroic proportions"; "heroic sculpture"
  • constituting or having to do with or suggestive of a literary epic; "epic tradition"

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds

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Epic Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

Epic poetry is a form of poetry. It is one of the main forms of poetry, with lyrics and drama. Epic poetry is usually very long, and takes place in different settings. There are characters in the story. Well-known people who wrote epics were Homer, Virgil, Ovid, Dante, Edmund Spenser and Milton. William Wordsworth's Prelude plays with epic ideas though the poem is autobiography.

Epics have six main characteristics:

Conventions of Epics:

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  • Epic Games reveals three more Unreal dev grant winners
    Earlier this year, Epic Games announced that it would be giving out grants to worthy developers using Unreal Engine 4 for their games, and today the North Carolina-based studio has announced three new winners, bringing the number of to nine … Continue reading → Read more on this news related to 'Epic'
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  • Migrants' newest route to Europe means an epic Balkans trek
    THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Migrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East take many routes to cross illegally into the European Union, and all are fraught with likely disappointment and occasional da Read more on this news related to 'Epic'

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