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    Analysis Of Casablanca

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    Despite not being considered as the traditional ‘hero’s journey’ which is outlined in Joseph Campbell’s argument of ‘separation-initiation-return’, Humphrey Bogart’s character Rick Blaine, in the 1942 film Casablanca, can be argued to follow this twelve-step journey. Campbell states “whether the hero be ridiculous or sublime…” (p.38), on this basis, Rick Blaine qualifies as a hero. These twelve steps are: Ordinary World; Call to Adventure/Disruption; Refusal of the Call; Meeting with the Mentor;

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    Gilgamesh is soon to come face to face with the reality of his inevitable death; however, before his mortality can be denied. The Gilgamesh poet goes back in time to illuminate the true separation between a god and a human. Throughout all of history, the separation between gods and mankind has been ever so apparent, but in Gilgamesh’s journey, he spends an entire portion of his life believing he is on par with the other god. He does not recognize his fate until later in the story when he begins

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    Actor Bruce Lee once said, “The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.” This is the idea behind the Anglo-Saxon concept of Löf. Löf can be described as glory or fame after death. This fame makes a person “immortal” because their name lives on forever in the stories and minds of the people. In the epic poem Beowulf, the main character, Beowulf, desires Löf and performs many heroic tasks in its acquisition. He defeats a monster named Grendel, along with Grendel’s mother, and a

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    Mortality In Gilgamesh

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    In the epic of Gilgamesh, we accompany Gilgamesh on his journey and view his ever growing quest for immortality and witness him having to accost his own mortality. Instances when Gilgamesh is forced to face his mortality or when he continues to search for immortality, occur when the gods intervene or when the masculine-feminine balance is prominently displayed. The masculine-feminine balance and supernatural intervention are both used to keep the plot changing and establishes the themes of the pursuit

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    Sumerian work of literature is a epic. Gilgamesh and his companion Enkidu embark on their heroic journey to the forest to vanquish Humbaba, the fearsome guardian of the forest. Tablets IV center mostly on three main characters: Gilgamesh, Enkidu and Humbaba. Gilgamesh and Enkidu are the two main protagonist however, with Humbaba we are faced with our first “antagonist.” Humbaba was appointed by the god Enil to be the guardian of the forest. He is grotesque in appearance and is a fearsome adversary for

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    Enkidu death and why he did so much to try to get him back. Their friendship was also the main reason that how Gilgamesh went from an evil tyrant to a great hero (Jackson Pg. 18). Their relationship proven when Enkidu goes along with Gilgamesh to kill Humbaba, he vowed that he would be there when Gilgamesh needed his help. It is clear from the reading that their friendship was not falsely created and was not a coincidence. They were indeed destined to become companions. I feel as if Gilgamesh was quite

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    relations with a human. Now the humans can have access to the animals. Then later on in the epic they defeat Humbaba, protector of the forest and can now have access to the trees for lumber. What can also be noticed is how Shamhat was able to take Enkidu from the wilderness to the civilized world thus showing the separation between man and nature. Then Enkidu partook in the killing of Humbaba and the Bull of Heaven. Lastly, as the epic ends Gilgamesh is praising the city of Uruk, “Gilgamesh spoke to

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    through many different obstacles, learns new things about himself, and makes new unexpected friends to make a name for himself. The first stage of Gilgamesh’s heroic journey starts off with the departure from Uruk to find and destroy the ferocious Humbaba, the guardian of the Cedar forest. By doing this, Gilgamesh is trying to “Set up [his] name in the

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    After reading The Epic of Gilgamesh, I have come to realize that Gilgamesh is not a hero, but a failure. His journey does not follow the traditional circular hero’s journey and he does not posses the traits that an admirable hero should have. The first part of the hero’s journey is the call to adventure. This is the voyage that the hero is asked to go on in order to accomplish greater good for human kind. This is the hero’s chance to help his or her community, family or friends by embarking on a

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    Sigmund Freud Analysis

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    Sigmund Freud is a man who explored the human psyche more than anyone else before him. He worked on an in depth analysis of the human mind in order to understand why people behave the way that they do. Many times the theories that he pioneered were extremely controversial but they also seemed to influence the ideas of both, thinkers of his generation, and future thinkers. In his book, Civilization and Its Discontents, Freud discusses his take on how society is related to each individual. Today, Freud’s

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