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Unformatted text preview: Gilgamesh (Insert quote from page 137). c. As a result of slaying the bull, the gods decide that Enkidu must be killed. In this way, Ishtar was responsible for the next chapter in Gilgamesh’s heroic quest. He must now try to save the life of his closest friend. (Insert quote from page 145). 2. Ninsun a. The goddess Ninsun is the mother of Gilgamesh and is the reason for him being part divine. b. Ninsun shows human characteristics when she chooses to adopt Enkidu as her own son. This is very similar to the human quality of motherly love and compassion. (Insert quote from page 101) c. Ninsun also prays for the protection of Gilgamesh and Enkidu, which helps them on their heroic quest. (Insert quote from page 101)...
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- Fall '08
- Interpersonal relationship, Goddess, insert quote, Ishtar