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epic
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
something that is outstanding — especially a literary work that is long and heroic
  • Tarzan fit this formula—and so did the dreaded biblical epics.
    p. 273.8
  • The Idaho was partial to Tarzan films, and—increasingly—to biblical epics.
    p. 263.7
  • I'm sure his decision did not upset the Wiggins greatly, but Owen was unforgiving on the subject of biblical epics in general and The Robe in particular.
    p. 274.0

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