Epic Poems And The Hero's Journey

By: Davis Jensen, Jake Sanders, and Luke Opiela

What are Epic Poems

-An Epic poem is a type of poem that is long narrative poem


-Its origin is Medieval Greece.


-its uses was to tell an enchanting story.

What Are Some Characteristics

-The setting is large


-It is written in a unique style


-The hero is outstanding


Some Examples of Epic Poems

-A Mind Filled of Cobwebs


- Aquarius


-The Hobbit


-A Surprise


-Beowulf

Poems That inspired Tolkien

-Sir Gawain


-The Green Knight


-Pearl


-Sir Orfeo

What are hero’s journey?

It is a pattern of narrative.

What are its origins?

In 1949 when Joseph Campbell wrote The Hero With A Thousand Faces.

How does it relate to literature?

It relates to literature because it is a form of writing.