Instructions: Write a Discussions post (at least 150 words) that discusses impre


Instructions: Write a Discussions post (at least 150 words) that discusses impressive popularity of Gilgamesh today. Be sure to do each of the following for full credit:
Make an argument as to why you think Gilgamesh remains a popular source for literary/artistic/cultural adaptation. Identify at least two themes or features found within Gilgamesh that are meaningful/interesting even today.
For each of the two themes/features you discuss, find at least one passage from the Gilgamesh text that illustrates the theme/feature. Copy each passage and explain why you think it continues to resonate with today’s readers.
Here are a few common themes from Gilgamesh to get you started, but feel free to identify other ones as well: human mortality, quest for worldly renown, nature vs. civilization, the depth of friendship, the immortality of art, the meaning of life, the value of strength/courage.


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