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Books in order

The odyssey
Sir Gawain and the green knight
Midsummer nights dream
Tale of two cities

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Authors

The odyssey (Homer)
SGGK (unknown)
MsND(Shakespeare)
ToTC (Charles Dickens)

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Define Epic Poem

A poem that starts "in media res" and centers around the Epic Hero. It takes place over the whole world and is written in dactylic hexameter

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Epic Hero

Larger than life, he has good virtues and some flaws. He develops throughout the story

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Medieval Romance

A genre similar to fairytales, is idealizes chivalric coders and the hero with his noble deeds. It often includes supernatural elements, a repetition of the number three and 3 plots, beheading contest, temptation of the hero, and the exchange game.