An epic is some big event that seems more than an everyday life deal. For Example first day of school, prom, your fist job graduation, moving out of your parents house, getting married, the day a baby is born, ect. It is certain situations that only happen once. Or it could be a story like the Odyssey, written by Homer. It is an epic jounery traveled by the main character Odysseus, trying to find his way home to Ithaca.