What Does Epic Mean?


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As a noun an epic usually denotes an extended narrative poem which is in elevated or in dignified language, which celebrates the deeds of a traditional or legendary hero. It could refer to a composition that is literary or dramatic in nature resembling an extensive narrative poem which celebrates heroic feats. The term epic could be applied to a series of events which are deemed appropriate to an epic.

As an adjective it could mean of, constituting, suggestive of or concerning a literary epic; or an epic poem. It could imply surpassing the common or ordinary, especially in scope or size. It is also used to mean heroic and impressive in quality.

The term epic comes from the Latin word epicus; from the Greek term epikos; which comes from epos, meaning word, song. The adverb form of the word is epically.
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Epic.   Psh I don't know what it means.... I was hoping for a simple answer but I got a answer that I don't even understand.... HELP ME!!!!!

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