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épica

Translation of épica in English:

sustantivo femenino

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  • La suya era una especie de épica del hombre corriente ante las adversidades de la vida.
  • Corresponde al héroe del modo mimético elevado, de la mayor parte de la épica y la tragedia.
  • Es, hasta cierto punto, humano querer revivir la épica revolucionaria.

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