Comparing Gilgamesh And Enkidu's Journeys

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Many people nowadays either do not believe in gods, or at least question their existence. But 5,000 years ago, in the time of Gilgamesh, gods were thought to have kept them alive and protected them from many dangers. In Gilgamesh, the title character is a ruthless leader who is sent a counterpart, Enkidu, to bring out the gentleness in Gilgamesh and become his best friend. They are the two strongest men on the planet and experience epic adventures together with help from the gods. Through Gilgamesh and Enkidu’s journeys, the author expresses the need for relationships between humans, in addition to gods in order to be a great leader. The bond between Gilgamesh and Enkidu emphasizes dichotomy of friendship. Enkidu always looks out for

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