A long narrative poem about supernatural events is
Christabel by Samuel Taylor ColeridgeChristabel is a long narrative poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, in two parts.
The story of Christabel concerns a central female character of the same name and her encounter with a stranger called Geraldine, who claims to have been abducted from her home by a band of rough men. Christabel pities her and takes her home with her; supernatural signs seem to indicate that not all is well.
epic – a long narrative poem about the deeds of gods or heroes
Epics are stories told on a grand scale, with armies, heroes, gods, and the brutal forces of nature depicted over long character arcs and sweeping landscapes. Protagonists meet with obstacles and disaster, action and triumph. Along with some other patterns and nuances, these elements distinguish epics from other writing styles. In this article, you will learn how to teach students the elements of the epic genre by using fun and easy-to-create storyboards. A great extension of an epic is to teach the Hero's Journey.
What is an Epic?
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The Epic. The epic is generally defined: A long narrative poem on a great and serious subject, related in an elevated style, and centered on a heroic or quasi-divine figure on whose actions depends the fate of a tribe, a nation, or the human race. The traditional epics were shaped by a literary artist from historical and legendary materials which had developed in the oral traditions of his nation during a period of expansion and warfare Beowulf , The Odyssey , The Iliad. Aristotle described six characteristics: "fable, action, characters, sentiments, diction, and meter. Serious Epic. When the first novelists began writing what were later called novels, they thought they were writing "prose epics.
We think you have liked this presentation. If you wish to download it, please recommend it to your friends in any social system. Share buttons are a little bit lower. Thank you! Published by Alvin Ball Modified over 4 years ago. No one knows Supposedly a blind, illiterate storyteller Rhapsode: a person who recited the epic poems of ancient Greece from memory. Epic similes a.