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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"

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  • 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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