Gilphash's Characters In The Epic Of Gilgamesh

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In numerous literary works, we see significant changes in the protagonist as a narrative develops. This is true in The Epic of Gilgamesh with its protagonist, Gilgamesh. In this narrative poem, we get a look at who Gilgamesh is, what motivates him and what his objectives are. We see Gilgamesh act in a wide range of routes: as an oppressive ruler detested by his people, a bold and solid warrior, a flattened and discouraged man, lastly as a man who appears to be content with what he 's become. Through these changes, we see Gilgamesh 's mentality toward life change. A precarious compound of two parts god and one part man, Gilgamesh experiences, generally, immoderation. He is the best of all men, and both his virtues and his flaws are apparently colossal. He is the fiercest of warriors and the most aspiring of developed characters. However, until Enkidu, the closest to his equal, lands to serve as a stabilizer to Gilgamesh 's anxious qualities, he exhausts his subjects with constant battles, constrained work, and self-assertive activities of power. Gilgamesh selfishly indulges his appetites, assaulting and raping whatever lady he craves, whether she is the spouse of a warrior or the daughter of a noble—or a bride on her wedding…show more content…
In this epic, Odysseus is brought out as a hero with superhuman courage. In most cases, he has been shown fighting with supernatural forces. One characteristic of this journey that is different from that of Dante is that the hero in this epic fights against external forces. In Inferno, Dante is exiled from his home due to his political beliefs. This takes him on a journey of self pursuance. Unlike Odysseus who goes on a physical journey, Dante’s journey is more or less spiritual. He makes a choice between good and evil. His heroism comes in the form of humanity. Dante’s courage does not include great physical battles. Instead, he tests his inner

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