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What is an epic

The original meaning of an "epic" was a long narrative poem about the deeds of a mythical hero, often in elevated language and originally in oral forms before being set down in writing.

The modern usage refers to productions and events in similarly grandiose or larger-than-life style.

What is description

The word 'description' is a noun, a word for a spoken or written representation or account of someone or something; a word for a thing.
Conveying in words the appearance or nature of something, describing a scene or an event, a verbal picture

How is a metaphor used

To Directly Compare Two Unlike Things.

The Odyssey relates the adventures of which Greek hero
Who wrote about geography and astronomy during the greco-roman age

ptolemy....

What is paradox in figure of speech

A paradox is something that seems contradictory. However, in order to be true paradox, the statement must actually be true.

What was one of the results of Athens being defeated in the Peloponnesian War in 404 BC

Athens was stripped of its empire and became a second rate power.

Sparta became temporarily dominant until defeated and displaced by Thebes.

Fighting between Greek city-states continued on.

Persia reasserted control of the Greek cities of Asia Minor.

The weakened Greek city-states were unable to resist the rise of Macedonia.

Alexander the Great was originally the king of which country

rome

its actually MECEDONIA

What literary technique is being used when the intended meaning of a statement is the opposite of what is stated

Sarcasm.

What city became the center of Greek culture during the late 500s BC and held that position for almost two hundred years

athene

What is the verb phrase in the sentence have you ever written a letter to a secret pal

The verb phrase is "have written."

What literary technique is used when the audience knows something that the character does not know

Dramatic Irony

What is one line of poetry called

A line.

What defines irony of situation

Every war defines irony of situation. It is also known as situational irony. It is a melodramatic disproportion to its presumed ends.

The Iliad and The Odyssey are examples of which type of poetry

The Iliad and the Odyssey are both Epics.

Other examples of Epic poetry include the Aeneid, the Thebais, Tasso's Gierusallemme Liberata, and Milton's Paradise Lost.

Spenser's Faerie Queene, and Tennyson's Idylls of the King are also probably epics - but there is some debate around those poems.

Is tercet a six-line stanza

No. A tercet is a three-line stanza. A sestet is a six-line stanza.

Pete is one of the team's co-captains transitive or intrasitive

Intransitive Verb.

What doesn't make a sound and disappears when you call its name

Silence (it doesn't make a sound. It's gone if you call its name. Why? you broke the silence. But silence has no sound. Therefore, silence is the answer)

What word completes the analogy mausoleum to tomb to maverick

Rebel.

Which of these statements is true about the middle coloines

They had a large variety of farm products

What statements are true regarding iambic poetry

It was used to express satire or to ridicule another person...

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