Odyssey And Gilgamesh Analysis

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Homer’s The Odyssey and The Epic of Gilgamesh are similar in a numerous manner because they are both epic poems. Also, they display temptation consistently leads to negative consequences. In addition, these historical texts include the complications each courageous hero must face due to not being able to fight off temptation. Gilgamesh is tempted by the thought of immortality while Odysseus is tempted many times by his curiosity. “After many seasons of feasting and other delights, Odysseus and his men plead to Circe to aid them in their journey home” (Beers). Therefore, strategic Odysseus is tempted by the enchanting goddess Circe delaying his time to his home therefore creating additional complications. “Gilgamesh seen a well of cool water
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