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epic in Arts topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishepicep‧ic1 /ˈepɪk/ ●○○ noun [countable]  ASTORYa book, poem, or film that tells a long story about brave actions and exciting events a Hollywood epicsee thesaurus at story
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epicThe film was billed as an epic -- an adventure story that would take the world and the box-office by storm.Now it looks like a scene set from Beau Geste, or one of those biblical epics.Luo said in a telephone interview from Wuhan that he began preparing his epic in 1988.Or rent one of the old Steve Reeves muscle epics.Tuppe knew himself to be the stuff of epics.This junk pile just happens to be our epic.The history of a single event has been spun out to fill a 255 page epic."The Iliad" is perhaps the most studied epic of all time.the epic poem "Beowulf'