'Justified In The Epic Of Gilgamesh'

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In “The Epic of Gilgamesh”, Gilgamesh believes that fear is not and never will be “Justified”. This story was retold by Herbert Mason but no one truly knows who began the tale. “The Epic of Gilgamesh” is a well known epic poem that was created in ancient Mesopotamia around the time of 600 B.C. The point of view in which the story is told in is third person, in the perspective of Gilgamesh himself. The setting of the story is around the time of 2700 B.C. Gilgamesh is the king of Uruk and is struggling to stay off of deaths radar at all cost, even though his true love is fighting against opposing forces. This story is one of the oldest stories ever told and known to us. The original story was found written on Sumerian clay tablets, and was then passed down from generation to generation. Gilgamesh was originally written using a type of script that was known as “cuneiform”. In the beginning this story was written as only five different narrative poems, but as time went on the epic poem developed into something much more. The original story of Gilgamesh was destroyed when the Persians attacked in 612 B.C. so no one truly knows the whole story. Uruk in the story is an actual primary city in Sumeria. In Sumerian Gods were a big deal,…show more content…
Boldness is something that Gilgamesh had adapted over time but, when losing someone that he seen as a partner for adventures he lost that source of motivation that helped boost his confidence which also helped boost his boldness. In the end Gilgamesh begged and pleaded for something he thought he needed which was immortality, the Gods looked upon him and decided he did not deserve it for his actions of doing everything such as killing Humbaba and killing the Bull of Heaven when they warned him not to do

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