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n The Epic of Gilgamesh Gilgamesh the hero of this epic achieves many feats of skill which makes him famous but that is not the reason it is an epic The Epic of Gilgamesh fulfills the requirements of an epic by being consistently relevant to a human society and carries immortal themes and messages By looking at literature throughout history one can infer the themes that are consistently passed on to other generations of humans It is in human nature for people to want to excel in life and strive to make a name in this world for themselves We want to be remembered by name or for something we have done Most who actually succeed are forgotten about in a matter of years However some are remembered for tens hundreds and even thousands of years because of their great intellectual achievement to feats of Gilgamesh is not only a character of a story he is actually a portrayal of people and how they act out of human nature He like many of us does not want his existence to end when he leaves this world He is not content with what he has good looks money and power and desires more in life The Epic of Gilgamesh is a story that we as people can relate to There are similarities between Gilgameshs journey and our own journey through life Some of the texts that will be compared with The Epic of Gilgamesh are the Bible and Mark Twains The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn The characters of these stories are all have that burning desire to be successful in life which we can relate to These texts span across different time periods and
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