epos


ep·os

noun \ˈe-ˌpäs\

Definition of EPOS

1
:  epic 1
2
:  a number of poems that treat an epic theme but are not formally united

Origin of EPOS

Greek, word, epic poem — more at voice
First Known Use: circa 1828

Other Literature Terms

apophasis, bathos, bildungsroman, bowdlerize, caesura, coda, doggerel, euphemism, poesy, prosody

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