What makes an epic epic?

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  • Created on: 11-01-23 13:45
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  • What makes an epic?
    • It is long
    • It contains a central figure or hero
    • It tells of a quest or mission for the central figure.
    • It features amazing deeds
    • It starts in the middle of the story (known by the Latin phrase 'in media res')
      • 'in media res' is Latin for 'in the middle of the thing'.
    • It has monsters, magic and gods
    • It is set in lots of different places
    • It has certain literary features (e.g. epithets and similes) within it.


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