Gilgamesh And Enkidu Relationship

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Friendship Sealed with an Embrace “My son, the axe you saw is a friend, like a wife you’ll love him, caress and embrace him” the interpretations of Gilgamesh dream. A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. The friendship of Gilgamesh and Enkidu was unexpected. Gods created Enkidu just to prevent him of doing rudeness but unexpectedly they become close as brother. Gilgamesh was made with a perfect body, he knows all things, and he is wise and knows all secrets. He was created with perfect beauty, courage and strength and no one could surpass him. Two thirds they made him god and one third man. He abused his power, he was arrogant, and no son is left to his father because he takes them all. He lust leaves no virgin to…show more content…
At the beginning of this epic, Gilgamesh became impulsive and unfair but when he gains friend to Enkidu, there’s a lot of change in his personality and he becomes a better person. He loves Enkidu unconditionally, he is not selfish and he had no bad intention of their friendship. The main factor that contributes to his changes was the loves that develop with Enkidu. We can’t imagine that Gilgamesh, an arrogant and evil in deeds could be a best of friends. The death of Humbaba is one of the evidence that he had change. He killed Humbaba because the people in the city of Uruk afraid of it. In the eyes of the people he becomes a better person because he protects his city. When Enkidu his greatest friend died, he was deeply affected. He was scare to death that prods him to desire for immortality. It is also a big change for Gilgamesh, he abandoning his city and his people when he was on searching for immortality. The destiny of having everlasting life was not for him. In his journey, he was failing to gain immortality. In the end of the story, Enkidu was not being talk in the story but Gilgamesh had a big change because of Enkidu. Enkidu was the total package of his changes. He did not forget his city; he came back and died peacefully to the City of

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