Theme Of Destruction In The Epic Of Gilgamesh

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Destruction is part of every kind of flood story. No matter if it’s literary or current events. In Gilgamesh the city of Uruk was wiped out caused by a flood , in Genesis, God blotted out all existence on earth, in current events in Louisiana and Iowa destruction is wiping out homes, business , and leaving some dead. Now I’m going to give you some background knowledge on these stories.
During The Epic of Gilgamesh the story starts by introducing the deeds of the great hero Gilgamesh. He was an oppressive ruler, which caused the gods to create a nemesis to cause Gilgamesh anger . After they fought , Gilgamesh and Enkidu became the best of friend. They decided to travel the earth and go on dangerous adventures. In which Enkidu is eventually
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Leaving behind all there belongs the flood is still occurring the news advises people if they do not have to leave their home don’t. Ways to stay safe now is to avoid walking or driving through the flood waters Just 6 inches of moving water could knock you down. And 2 feet of water can sweep your vehicle away. The North Cedar Falls donation site is getting donations from the people of Cedar Falls. This flood came out of nowhere causing destruction in Cedar Falls leaving the people with nothing but hope. Which they need more than ever right…show more content…
They all have one thing in common , in every story there’s some type of destruction . In Gilgamesh, what destroyed the city of Uruk was a flood that wiped out all existence on earth. In Genesis all the people were corrupt and God didn’t want the earth to be filled with violence, so he destroyed all of mankind by a flood. In current events in Louisiana and Iowa a flood has caused the people destruction by losing everything they have , the people of Louisiana still haven’t recovered from Katrina . Some are left hopeless again. In conclusion always enjoy life while you have the chance , you never know when destruction is going to

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