notes 7 - Epic a poem, with a central figure who more or...

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Epic – a poem, with a central figure who more or may not be heroic that goes through trials in the search of something, gods and goddesses play a role – usually interfering with mortals, long, (conventions – repetition, so you can remember it, because first ones were told orally or sung), Gilgamesh – (2/3 god – gets beauty, strength, restlessness from his mother) – (1/3 human – get mortality from his father), Enkidu – (created by Anu in response to the people’s want for help against Gilgamesh), (wild man,
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2009 for the course HISTORY 09 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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