Definition of epic:
grandiose, harsh, epos, regal, biographical, ages, anime, grand, epic poem, chiller, epigram, fictional, gallant, disagreeable, ballad, hours, stately, light years, free verse, filmic, heroic, desperate, folklore, magnificent, massive, splendid, heroical, cartoon, epical, royal, unattractive, doggerel, tremendous, ditty, eon, major, cycle, gory, proud, fictitious, blue movie, large, bad, unpleasant, magnific, chick flick, blank verse, monumental, eternity, animation, months, classic, aeon, long, unappealing, imposing, awful, huge, on a grand scale, imperial, big, buddy movie, momentous, historic, year, B movie, baronial, august, heroic poem, hard, larger-than-life, vast, objectionable, Homeric, majestic, bleak, expansive, biopic, glorious, autobiographical, costume drama, significant, abridged, noble, elegy.
chronicle (part of speech: noun)
- prose (part of speech: noun)
- poetic (part of speech: adjective)
Art, who need be told, is as dependent for its survival on the survival of its physical media as man's body itself- and though the epic and the great canvas escape combustion for a million years, they must burn at last, burn with all the other accumulated shadows of time.- "The Worshipper of the Image", Richard Le Gallienne.
- "Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors", James Freeman Clarke.
- "Biographical Essays", Thomas de Quincey.