How Did Gilgamesh Become Selfish

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Without a prior ordinary world, Gilgamesh was born one third human and two third god. The goddesses made Gilgamesh strong and near perfect in order to become the King of Uruk. Gilgamesh impresses his people with his unusual abilities and strengthens by predicting the coming flood and building a magnificent wall around Uruk. However, Gilgamesh was not a kind king, he used his status immorally to rape any women he liked. Gilgamesh had a lot of powers, but he was not wise as he was not content with what he had, and attempted to live forever. Eventually, Gilgamesh become wise and kind leader to his people after acknowledging the fact that he cannot live forever and has to appreciate what he already has, as his people and city. Gilgamesh’s journey went through four major elements that transformed his life: call to adventure, trails, approach and revolution.…show more content…
However, they become friends instead of enemies, as they share a similar immoral manner and characteristics. Unfortunately, Enkidu dies because the goddesses want to punish him owing to the fact that he and Gilgamesh killed the Bull of Heaven. After the death of Enkidu, Gilgamesh is forced to think about about his death, so he decided he need something that will help him to be immortal, “ I fear the death, and now roam the wilderness”, Gilgamesh said. As a result, Gilgamesh became afraid of his death and started to seek immortality, which is how the call to adventure has
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