Unformatted text preview: get eternal life, he didn’t dwell over it. Gilgamesh used Enkidu’s death as an eye opener and accepted Death. In iliad, Patroclus’s death made Achilles go on his own journey. The journey was to return to the war to avenge his friend’s death. The love Achilles had for Patroclus made him slaughter countless numbers of opposing soldiers. Achilles, who once fought for prizes and honor, used Patroclus’s death as the main reason for fighting again. The connection between both Epics was that friendship can change anyone, even the people with a lot of power in society....
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- Spring '09
- The Epic of Gilgamesh, Enkidu’s death, great relationships. Gilgamesh