General English

Information & Library Science

  • noun a long poem telling stories of brave actions of historic heroes or gods, or the early history of a nation
  • noun a long book or film telling an epic type of story

Media Studies

  • adjective impressive by virtue of greatness of size, scope or heroism
  • noun a work of literature, cinema, television, or theatre that is large-scale and expensively produced and often deals with a historical theme
  • noun a lengthy narrative poem in elevated language celebrating the adventures and achievements of a legendary or traditional hero, e.g. Homer’s Odyssey;