Epic

by:zane ablett

overview/history

A serious subject containing serious events significance to heroic deeds, cultre and the nation.

purpose

the purpose were like full length books that had poetry in it and epic poems are broadly defined poemand native literture.

Characteristics

Ceremoninal performance, narrated in a certain style which is deliberately from ordinary speechand grandeur formality of a heroic subject architecture.

Example of epic poetry

some exaples of epic poetry is Babylonian Gilgamesh, The Sanskrit Mahabharata, Homers iliad and Odyssey.

work cited

"Characteristics of Epic Poetry." Characteristics of Epic Poetry. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Dec. 2014.


Poets.org. Academy of American Poets, n.d. Web. 05 Dec. 2014.