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Scots All Saints College Libraries (ASC): Poetic Heroes and Epics

H J Richardson (ASC)

Poetic Heroes and Epics

Epic poetry

Epic Poetry.

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                       The Genre of Epic Literature and Poetry

The Genre of Epic Literature and Poetry

The Iliad


The Odyssey


The Highwayman - Alfred Noyes

Bradman - Paul Kelly

What makes a hero in literature?

What trials unite not only Harry Potter or Frodo Baggins but many of literature's most interesting heroes? And what do ordinary people have in common with these literary heroes? Matthew Winkler takes us step-by-step through the crucial events that make or break a hero.


Ozymandias - Percy Shelly

The Raven - Edgar Allan Poe

My Father began as a God - Ian Mudie

If - Rudyard Kipling

Hero Poems

  1.    1.   A Hero , Robert William Service
  2. 2.Hero And Leander , Christopher Marlowe
  3. 3.He Is More Than A Hero , Sappho
  4. 4.Hero , Siegfried Sassoon
  5. 5.Hero And Leander: The First Sestiad , Christopher Marlowe
  6. 6.My Hero Bares His Nerves , Dylan Thomas
  7. 7.The Hero , Rabindranath Tagore
  8. 8.The Last Hero , Gilbert Keith Chesterton
  9. 9.Hero And Leander , John Donne
  10. 10.The Poet As Hero , Siegfried Sassoon
  11. 11.05 - A Hero , nicola burkett
  12. 12.The Hero , Siegfried Sassoon
  13. 13.My Hero , Nathan Kraft
  14. 14."Mom's My Hero&Quot; , Beau Burkett
  15. 15.Hero And Leander , Friedrich Schiller
  16. 16.Hero-Worship , Amy Lowell
  17. 17.Hero And Leander: The Second Sestiad , Christopher Marlowe
  18. 18.My Hero , Tim Meister
  19. 19.The Hero Of Rorke's Drift , William Topaz McGonagall
  20. 20.A Hero , Katharine Tynan
  21. 21.Hero In The Classroom , Susan T. Aparejo
  22. 22.My Hero , salsabila alkhatiry
  23. 23.General Grant -- The Hero Of The War , George Moses Horton
  24. 24.Jackie Robinson…an American Hero , Stanley Cooper
  25. 25.He Died A Hero? , Cynthia BuhainBaello
  26. 26.Soldiers Who Wish To Be A Hero , Anonymous Americas
  27. 27.Superman My Hero , Aldo Kraas
  28. 28.A Hero Is One Who Falls Asleep With His .. , Wes Thompson
  29. 29.Soldiers Who Wish To Be A Hero , Anonymous
  30. 30.Our Hero , Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
  31. 31.The Mind Inside My Hero , Ana Lia Zaldivar
  32. 32.The Hero Of Kalapore , William Topaz McGonagall
  33. 33.My Husband, My Soldier, My Hero, My Friend , Courtney Lane
  34. 34.A True Hero , Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  35. 35.Hero Stuff , Lonnie Hicks
  36. 36.Hero Worship , Robert William Service
  37. 37.The Hero And The Villain , Noel Lopez
  38. 38.General Gordon, The Hero Of Khartoum , William Topaz McGonagall
  39. 39.The Alcoholic Family Hero , A. Albert Aguero
  40. 40.My Hero (Dad) , Scarred Unknown
  41. 41.Hero , sara messina
  42. 42.To Hermann Stoffkraft, Ph.D., The Hero O.. , James Clerk Maxwell
  43. 43.A Hero , Josh Carew
  44. 44.Hero? , Mark R Slaughter
  45. 45.Her Hero , HELEN.J WILLIAMS
  46. 46.Hero And Leander. The Fifth Sestiad , George Chapman
  47. 47.My Hero , Ernestine Northover
  48. 48.Your Hero , Francis Duggan
  49. 49.Healfast, Healfast, Ye Hero Wounds , Louisa May Alcott
  50. 50.Hero And Leander. The Sixth Sestiad , George Chapman

Referencing and Bibliographies

It is important to always acknowledge the work of others.

When you conduct research and gather information, make sure you keep a record of your sources to include in a bibliography or reference list. At Scots All Saints we use the Harvard system of referencing. 

For help to create a bibliography using the Harvard system, check the Scots All Saints Referencing Guide available in the library or use the Online Referencing tool below.

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