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qualities of an epic?

what are the qualities of an epic



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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    ep·ic (pk)


    1. An extended narrative poem in elevated or dignified language, celebrating the feats of a legendary or traditional hero.

    2. A literary or dramatic composition that resembles an extended narrative poem celebrating heroic feats.

    3. A series of events considered appropriate to an epic: the epic of the Old West.


    1. Of, constituting, having to do with, or suggestive of a literary epic: an epic poem.

    2. Surpassing the usual or ordinary, particularly in scope or size: "A vast musical panorama . . . it requires an epic musical understanding to do it justice" Tim Page.

    3. Heroic and impressive in quality: "Here in the courtroom . . . there was more of that epic atmosphere, the extra amperage of a special moment" Scott Turow.

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