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An epic poem, epic epos or epopee (from French épopée, from neo-Latin epopoeia, from Ancient Greek ἐποποιία, epopoiia) is a lengthy narrative poem, ...

Epic: Poetic Form | Academy of American Poets - Poets.org

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Feb 21, 2014 ... Epic: Poetic Form - An epic is a long, often book-length, narrative in verse form that retells the heroic journey of a single person, or group of ...

Epic Poetry: Definition, Heroes & Stories - Video & Lesson Transcript ...

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Learn about epic poetry in the ancient world. Explore two epic poems, Gilgamesh and The Iliad and discover the information these poems contain...

epic | literary genre | Britannica.com

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Epic, long narrative poem recounting heroic deeds, although the term has also been loosely used to describe novels, such as Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace, and  ...

Young Writers | Epic Poem – Definition and Examples

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What is an Epic poem? Explanation of an Epic poem and how it is written.

Top 10 Greatest Epic Poems - Listverse

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Jul 6, 2008 ... Modern poets tend to avoid the epic style poetry of the past - but there can be no doubt that many of them were influenced greatly by these ...

Epic - Examples and Definition of Epic - Literary Devices

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Definition, Usage and a list of Epic Examples in literature. An epic is a long narrative poem that to heroic deeds of a person of an unusual courage.

The Genre of Epic Literature and Poetry - Ancient/Classical History

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When we refer to epic poetry in the context of ancient literature, we usually refer to The Iliad, The Odyssey, and The Aeneid. Learn more.

Epic Poetry

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Epic poetry begins with The Epic of Gilgamesh. It is unlikely that any Medieval or Renaissance European writer had read Gilgamesh. The European epic traditon ...

HyperEpos - Auburn University

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Responding to the lack of genre-based sites on the web, I've gathered here an array of sites focused on epic poetry, aiming for the occasionally quirky as well as  ...

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What is an Epic Poem

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An epic in its most specific sense is a genre of classical poetry originating in Greece. The conventions of this genre are several: (a). It is a long narrative about a ...

Definition of Epic Poem | Chegg.com

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Traditionally, an epic poem is a long, serious, poetic narrative about a significant event, often featuring a hero. Before the development of writing, epic poems ...

The 20 Greatest Epic Poems of All Time | Qwiklit

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Sep 10, 2013 ... Few have better expressed the tumultuous rise and fall of civilizations better than the great Epic poets of ancient and modern times.