English Conventions

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  1. Invocation
    Plea for aid (muses), states subject of the epic
  2. In medias res
    Into immediate action (flashback background)
  3. Epic Simile
    compares heroic events to everyday things
  4. metrical structure
    a fixed formula (6 stressed syllables per line)
  5. Stock epithet
    A decriptive phrase used with or in place of a noun.
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English Conventions
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