Repetition In Gilgamesh

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Reading Gilgamesh was important because it gives the reader insight and an understanding of what was important to the people who lived during the time that Gilgamesh was written. It also allows us to see how things have changed from what we are used to reading to what we could have been reading before. Repetition in a story can sometimes seem a little annoying to the reader. However, I think it could be a very important characteristic when reading certain material. I think that if repetition is done correctly that it can enhance a reader's experience. This could be used as an emphasis to really draw a point into the reader, but I feel that this should be done in a different way than how repetition was presented in Gilgamesh. Many times, …show more content…

I mainly use metaphors to help someone better understand a concept. For example, one could say that another is a walking dictionary. This helps us to infer something about another person. We assume that she knows a lot of words and definitions. Right now, I mainly see a lot of repetition and metaphors in music. Many times, an artists lyrics become repeptitive. This could be because there is a message or feeling that the artist hopes the listener will recieve. The chourus is usually the repetitive part and almost emphasizes the feeling from the song to the listener. In modern day books we do not see much repetition. However, metaphors are still a very common thing with writers. I feel as though rereading a book could count as the repetition. Rereading a book allows you to pick up on information that you may have previously missed. I also find that when a book has a sequel the author tends to repeat past events to allows a reader to recall …show more content…

It sets up a reader for thier future and what is to come: grief. The story shows how our relationships to others vary from person to person. People are caring and selfish, sympathetic and indifferent, hopeful and completely discouraged. Like any story, the readers gain their own lessons, but still explore the universal themes of loneliness, companionship, love, loss, and death. It shows us that grief can overtake us, as well as looking for an unapproachable

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