Identity Crisis of Enkidu and Gilgamesh

View Paper
ESSAY DETAILS Words: 1951
Pages: 7
(approximately 235 words/page)

Essay Database > Literature > English
In this paper, I seek to explore the identities and relationships between Gilgamesh and Enkidu in the epic poem of Gilgamesh, up through Enkidu’s death. I will explore the gender identity of each independently and then in relation to each other, and how their gender identity influences that relationship. I will also explore other aspects of their identity and how they came to their identities as well, through theories such as social conditioning. I …

showed first 75 words of 1951 total
Sign up for EssayTask and enjoy a huge collection of student essays, term papers and research papers. Improve your grade with our unique database!
showed last 75 words of 1951 total
…is affected by the other, either to serve or remember the other and to be the fulfillment of each other. Bibliography Uknown Author. “Gilgamesh.” In The Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces, the Western Tradition, Seventh Edition, Volume 1. Ed. Sarah Lawall and Maynard Mack. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, Inc., 1999. 18-35. Doty, William G. Myths of Masculinity. New York: The Crossroad Publishing Company, 1993. 73-78. Sayers, Janet. Sexual Contradictions. New York: Tavistock Publications Ltd., 1986. 23-34.