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epyllion

Saltos de línea: epyl|lion
Pronunciación: /ɪˈpɪlɪən
 
, ɛ-/

Definición de epyllion en inglés:

sustantivo (plural epyllia /-lɪə/)

A narrative poem that resembles an epic poem in style, but which is notably shorter.
Example sentences
  • This meditation is complicated by the fact that 'Lucrece' is an epyllion, a hybrid genre characterized both by its deployment of vivid description and by its treatment of epic subjects.
  • Perhaps the finest specimen of this hexametric renascence, however, was Charles Kingsley's mythopoetic epyllion 'Andromeda'.

Origen

late 19th century: from Greek epullion, diminutive of epos 'word, song', from eipein 'say'.

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