Epic elements #1

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Epic elements #1

  1. 1. Epic Elements #1 Ms. Marshall-Krauss 8th Grade English HCMS
  2. 2. Narrative <ul><li>It is a long narrative poem. </li></ul><ul><li>The speaker is a narrator, telling a story. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Setting <ul><li>The setting is huge. It may be a sea, a region, the world, or a universe. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Main Character <ul><li>The main character, who is, or is capable of being, a hero. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Invocation <ul><li>Poet-narrator starts the poem by stating the tale’s subject and asking for poetic inspiration from a guiding spirit. </li></ul>
  6. 6. In Medias Res (in the middle of things) <ul><li>The narrator begins by telling the tale in the “middle of things,” describing what is happening after certain important events have already occurred. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Writing <ul><li>The invocation reveals what happens to Odysseus and his men. Does having this information affect your reading of the Odyssey ? Explain. </li></ul>

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