Unformatted text preview: 12. How does Enkidu die? Part II: Critical Thinking Questions 1. How are femininity and sexuality considered domesticating forces? Explain your answer not only in the context of Gilgamesh but also Genesis, 2 and 3 (see pps. 57 – 59). You may also want to look at Gilgamesh’s curse on the Harlot (p. 27). 2. How is Enkidu’s progression through innocence, self and sexual knowledge, fear, and death similar to Adam’s experience? How is it different? 3. How is Gilgamesh an archetypal hero; how are his actions different from the modern heroic ideal?...
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- Spring '08
- William Spates Gilgamesh, harlot domesticate Enkidu