The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh
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  • This shows the life Gilgamesh; filled with woman and a lavish life in Uruk. 
  •     The Ordinary world 
  • The beast Enkidu goes to face Gilgamesh. The two befriend each. 
  • The Call to Adventure
  • Refusal
  • The two decided that they should face the monster Humbaba, so they set and find him in the Cider Forrest. when they find him they fight and Humbaba begs for his life to which Gilgamesh says no.  
  • Enemies
  • The Goddess of Love Attempted to seduce Gilgamesh but failed,She got mad and called for the Bull of heaven. When it runs through the city causing a mess. Enkidu kills the Bull.
  • Approach
  • For killing the Bull of heaven  and Humbaba, The gods kill Enkidu, they make his death slow and painful. Gilgamesh now stricken with grief and overcome by emotion.
  • Ordeal
  • He goes to find the Immortal man Utnapishtim to learn how to gain everlasting life.
  • Test
  • Mentor / Helper
  • When he meets Utnapishtim he recount all he's been through. After, Utnapishtim recounts the story of the flood and his meeting with the gods,and gaining everlasting life 
  • Before he left Utnapishtim told where to find the Plant of Eternal Youth, when he finally has it he misplaces it and a snake ends eating the plant and gains Eternal Youth.
  • Atonement/ Reward
  • When he doesn't gain Eternal Youth he returns to his home in Uruk.
  • The Road Back
  • When he finally arrives home he recounts his journey on the wall of his city.
  • Return
  • Here lies the Epic Journey of Gilgamesh...
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