epical


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constituting or having to do with or suggestive of a literary epic

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Close examination of Shahnameh shows, as said before, that Ferdowsi uses his sources even in details, and his manipulation is just in poetic language and making the stories epical and perhaps intellectual and adding narrative and epical details to the stories.
I have no doubt that the epical response to the Suez Canal project could be repeated with every national project that will give hope in a better future for the Egyptian people.
Android, tablet and web versions of the epical app are just around the corner, as are localized version.
His first grappling with epical sweep came about largely by accident.
It mixes the Aristotelian division of the literary world into the three genres or universal modes--the lyrical, the epical (narrative) and the dramatic- with simple genres (various songs), an anthropology lecture and a video-taped twenty-first-century trial.
The Legend of Etana and The Eagle or the Epical Poem "The City They Hated.
To this, Kim's epical retort amounts to this: quite the contrary, Christianity does indeed belong in Korea; for Tan'guns themselves descended from Noah, the chosen one of Hananim, very God.
Much the same could be said for Hera's epical preparations which, in both ridiculous detail and sublime effect, closely resemble Belinda's mock-epic toilette.
He considers changing the course of history, of becoming their deliverer but, in epical fashion, his hubris pre-empts a fall.
Here Moldaw creates an emotional and epical moment, with a real savvy whelmed with the artifice with which we create the world.
Political writings" is a vexed category, insofar as d'Aubigne's magnum opus, the Tragiques, may be as well regarded as an epical, religious, satirical, and political poem.
Adapted from a novel by Elias Khoury, one of the Arab world's most acclaimed writers, the film is a four and half hour epical portrayal of the story of the Palestinian exodus.
Czeslaw Milosz, the epical poet and witness bearer, whose death at ninety-three came a week after Golub's, weighed this question some years ago as he walked through the galleries of the Musee d'Orsay.
Once again, any such claims are foreign to the Chronicler's Cade, who had never gone beyond the high water mark of "Lord of this city"; predictably, however, they everywhere adorn the epical delirium of Hacket.