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Epic poetry is the foundation of many cultural myths. They are long narratives that tell of a culture's heroes, icons, or other important people.
The Odyssey relates to the modern world in the sense that it is classical literature. Classical literature focuses on main issues and struggles of a particular generation. The real themes of the book that reflect the time include, Maintaining ones property: In the book, a person's property defines …
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The 13th Warrior was released in 1999 and is based on the novel Eaters of the Dead by Michael Crichton. It is a loose retelling of the saga of Beowulf and Grendel.
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If you mean unseen poems in terms of finding poems in other writing that wasn't originally meant as poetry, then a good exercise is to enlarge a newspaper article for the class and work on finding poetry within it, together. You might want to pre-screen the article for interesting words and other th…
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The Characteristics of A Poem are:1. A poem takes a certain form as in stanzas or group of lines.2. A poem has a rythm - a more or less regularly patterned.3. A poem rhymes.4. Some poems have language that is figurative.5. Some poems do not tell outright the poet's emotionReference: GEMS :)Cherrysta…
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If a tale is an epic, it focuses on heroes involved in the beginning, end, or major transformation of a specific people. For example, Homer's Iliad is epic because it chronicles the end of the Trojan people, and the King Arthur tales are epic when they focus on the creation of the British people (ra…
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It was burned in a library fire. that is not true. there was a fire in the library, though Beowulf was injured, it did survive the fire.
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The oldest poetry discovered so far originates from around 1700 BC. This is just when the oldest discovered comes from, it's not necessary when poetry definitely originated from, since we can't say for definite, since the evidence would have been destroyed by now throughout history.The oldest docume…
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An Epic Poem's a lengthy, revered narrative poem about some fictional or nonfictional great or heroic deed. It may also be a parody on something or somebody, written in an epic fashion, eg. Rape Of The Lock by Alexander Pope is an epic parody. Generally, epic poems are long and formally written nar…
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homer wrote his epics to spread the word of the events. his epics such as the odyssey snd the ilad are good books i recomend reading them. Answer The historical legends of the Trojan War and Odysseus' homecoming had been passed on through the oral tradition of ancient Greek culture well before …
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ibalon from bicol biag-ni lam-aang from mindanao i think...
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There are 9 key characteristics of an Epic Poem: It opens in the midst of the story (medas res) The setting is vast and it covers many nations, the world and the universe. It usually begins with an invocation to Muse. It starts with a statement of the theme. The use of Epithets. It includes long lis…
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Examples of epic poetry include The Odyssey, Beowulf, Gilgamesh, and Homer's lliad. Epics are divided into two categories: primary, which are initially oral and only later written down, and secondary or literary, which are composed and written down at the start. The most famous primary epics are Ho…
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There are a variety of subtypes of poetry. These types of poetry include dramatic poetry, lyric poetry, as well as narrative poetry.
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You can't. When you die, your brain and all your nerve endings will remain on earth to rot. You won't experience anything at all.
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Beowulf.  More Beowulf is an incorrect answer. That's a Norsaga; it's not the epic of Medieval England.  The most famous poem about characters and events in medieval Britain is probably Le Morte d'Arthur, by Sir Thomas Mallory. I would disagree with its characterization as being in Engla…
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Epics are long stories that consist of legendary heroes performing heroic actions. Some examples of epic stories include 'The Epic of Gilgamesh' and Homer's 'Odyssey' and 'Iliad.'
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The oldest Pope at the time of election was Clement X, 79 years and 290 days. The oldest Pope at the time of their death was Leo XIII, aged 93 years and 180 days.
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The Iliad (the story of Ilium, another word for Troy - the poem relates an episode in the Trojan War) and the Odyssey - an account of the ten-year journey of Odysseus home from Troy to ithaca.
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(Son?) of Roland? If this refers to Roland ORZABAL of Tears for Fears fame, he has two sons, Raoul and Pascal.
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Epyllia
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invocation of the muses
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Answer"Siegfried"  AnswerThe question might refer to Siegfried, but it is an opera, not an epic poem. A different possible answer is the Lay of Hildebrand, which is a tragic poem written in Old High German.
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A famous epic song about medieval Spain is El Cid or, in Spanish, Cantar de Mio Cid, which was about a medieval Spanish hero popularly called The Cid.Another is the Song of Roland, which celebrated the heroics of French Soldiers in a battle in the Spanish March.
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thought[ thawt]noun1.the product of mental activity; that which one thinks a body of thought. synonymsanticipation, attention, cogitation, cognition, consideration, considering, contemplation, deliberation, discerning, heed The Mahabharata is the longest epic poem in the world. It is written in Sans…
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The number of lines is not the criterion by which epic poems are judged. Rather, it is the heroic theme, dealt with in detail, often as a narrative. It's true they are never short.
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The medieval courtly epic Tristan und Isolt in Middle High German by Gottfried von Strassburg. It dates from c. 1210.
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The epic of Gilgamesh The illiad The Odyssey of Ulysses The Song of Roland Beowulf Antar
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The Chronicles Of Gilgamesh and Beowulf in English, Illiad and Odessey in Greek and The Raamaayana and The Mahaa Bhaaratha in Sanscrit are the greatest examples of epic poetry. All of these are also considered oral epics.
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homer's iliad and homer's odyssey, john milton's paradise lost
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The odessey, its a book but theres some epic poems in it Some say the world will end in fire Some say in ice From what I've tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire But if I had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate To say that for destruction ice is also great and would su…
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Epic poetry is a narrative poem usually concerning heroic deeds in a culture or nation. An example of an epic poem is the Epic of Gilgamesh, a Mesopotamian mythology story.
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The Iliad is the epic poem by Homer that tells the story of the Trojan War. In Latin, the region that Troy occupied was called "Ilium". It is worth noting that the Iliad covers only the last year of the siege of Troy; the period of time from when Achilles began to refuse Agamemnon to the death of …
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the locus eaters are islanders that are "addicted" to the locus plant that makes them forget their original mission, and become hypnotized in this world of theirs that makes them never want to leave. Answer 2: Sorry, the word is LOTUS eaters. what island was the LOTUS eaters found on?
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'Epic poetry' means poetry celebrating the deeds of some hero, possibly an entire book written under iambic pentameter all rhyming, not many have been written recently.
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the iliad and the odyssey
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The epic of Digenes Akritas (Akritae being the byzantine border guards of Anatolia). The epic details the life of its eponymous hero, Basil, a man, as the epithet ("Two Blood Border Lord" or "Twain-born Borderer") signifies, of mixed Greek and Saracen blood. The first part of the epic details the l…
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labaw dongon was a great wrrior he has a 2 wives. and 2 sons. in the end of the story labaw donggon saved by his 2 sons.
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1. Written in Hieratic Style. 2. Journey.3. Hero is larger than life and usually middle aged.4. Written "In that time"5. National or Ethnic Importance.6. Divine intervention.7. A Long Narrative.
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poetry is something that you write
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The monomyth is basically the quest of a hero. Here are the steps: Separation:Call to adventure - This is where a need for a hero arises.Refusal to Call - The hero decides that he doesn't want to be a hero. Often, the death of a loved one occurs because of this.Supernatural Aid - The hero gets help …
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It is called Odyssey. There is also another one called Iliad Both of these were written in the 8th and 9th century!! That is: 850 BC, and they were not written down until 200 years later. They were composed as oral performances in an illiterate society.
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Beowulf,a complete epic,is the oldest surviving Germanic epic as well as the longest & most important poem in ole English.
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A epic is a long narrative poem that tells a story! Epics were commonly used in Ancient Greec! They were usually told about gods or heroes.
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Homer's Iliad is about the Greek war against Troy, in retaliation for the Trojan prince Paris abducting Helen (the wife of Menelaus, king of Sparta). Specifically, the Iliad is about a dispute between Achilles (the greatest of the Greek warriors) and Agamemnon (commander in chief of the Greek force…
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It's a play not a poem. But it is epic. :)
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Majestic piece of literature sry that is not very helpful
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Gilgamesh
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The Great teching of Lord Budhha
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Virgil's epic poem, Aeneid, portrays the qualities of the ideal Roman.
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This poem was the Song of Roland.
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It is rather 'The Iliad' that deals with the Trojan War. The second book of the Iliad lists the Trojan allies, consisting of the Trojans themselves, led by Hector, and various allies listed as Dardanians led by Aeneas, Zeleians, Adrasteians, Percotians, Pelasgians, Thracians, Ciconian spearmen, Pai…
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He was the son of Odysseus.
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Choose an epic hero. He can either choose himself, a family member, or a god or goddess from ancient history. His epic hero must be charged with a task. He can guard something, learn something, or search for something as he endures his epic journey, but there should be some purpose to his adventu…
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Publius Vergilius Maro, better known as Virgil
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Homer Simpson is a character from the popular TV show, "The Simpsons". However, Homer is the author of the epics The Odyssey and The Iliad.
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The epic poem Beowulf, in "Lay of the Last Survivor" (lines 2247-2266), mentions the great treasures lain to rest with King Scyld; these have many parallels to the Sutton Hoo treasure.
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Yes. To be called "epic" means that the poem contains all of the basic elements of epic machinery.
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It has strong rythmn
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Depending what you are looking for, de most comen is NOVEL
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The lives of human beings have many of the same experiences, although in different environments, and physical and emotional reactions are shared across societies.
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The illiad and the odyssey were epic poems because of their popularity and what we have learned from them.
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Ovids Metamorphoses is a Narrative poem... And epics are Narrative poetry too. So the book should include The Aeneid then. Weird. Peter Boxall's book 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die is silly in a lot more ways than just not including The Aeneid (which is probably the most important poem …
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Its italicized.
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The Song of Roland.
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Mig Alvarez EnriquezAn epic is a narrative poem in the form of poetry.Epic has no distinct author because of the long time that had been passed ,the name of the author has been forgotten.So, epic of labaw donggon has no distinct author.It is only recorded by LANDA JOCANO..
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bigong pag-asa of isagani cruz
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El Cantar del Mio Cid, writed arround year 1140.
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idk but i was reading that today september, 15 2009.
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The main difference is form. Beowulf is a lyric poem, a long story, which exists mainly in one format, an Old English transcription of a previous orally passed-down story, and some translations of that text. There have been attempts to make dramatised versions of this story, but they are all basical…
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An epic poem tells a story rather through a plot then through imagination
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Publius Vergilius Maro, also known as Virgil, wrote the Aeneid.
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no he accepted his fate, and that's why he fought Achilles. He wanted to die. He didn't want to see what would happen to his wife, who's fate was to be enslaved also.
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Klio (in Greek:ΚΛΕΙΩ, Κλειω)
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According to Aristotle, the audience should feel pity for the tragic hero and fear that the same fate could befall them.
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Beowulf is a heroic epic poem, it is a true legend as it is the only poem that people have the original writings which is now in museums , i ain't 2 sure bout the original writing bit, i must say... :) x
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The hero of the Odyssey is Odysseus, the Greek general who thought of using the Trojan Horse to capture Troy. The poem also follows the struggles of his son, Telemachus, as he tries to rid his kingdom of the suitors who have arrived to try to marry Odysseus' wife, Penelope.
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Aeneas' Piety (Pietas) and how it affected others The sacrifices for the Roman Mission Just a couple for you to think about.
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Heorot, the Hall of Hrothgar, is believed to have been on the island of Zealand in Denmark near the modern day community of Lejre. Archaeologists have discovered and excavated three possible sights for Heorot near Lejre.
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â??The Last Sonnetâ?? (or â??Bright Starâ??) by John Keats laments on the frailty of life as opposed to the immortality of a star. Further thought convinces him that to really know and experience love is worth the rather short human lifespan and prefers it to the loneliness of the star.
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Flashback
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tome ho is the song in Roland
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Think of a plot and create a story from it! Check the related links for examples.
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