You took a CD quiz - 65 words. Make it up by taking notes.
We read the story of Noah and the Flood.
You made connections/comparisons with Gilgamesh's Flood story.
You are answering the following questions using a CHUNK + a TS.
That's 4 sentences each, yes? At least...
1. According to Enkidu's dream, what is the underworld like? Why is this dream important for an understanding of Gilgamesh's motivations in seeking immortality?
2. What pleasures does Siduri tell Gilgamesh to content himself with? Why is Gilgamesh is unwiling to take Siduri's advice at this point in his journey?
3. Summarize Utnapishtim's response to Gilgamesh when Gilgamesh asks him for the secret of eternal life. Is his arguement convincing? In what ways is Utnapishtim not what Gilgamesh expected?
4. Some scholars believe that the story of the flood was originally a separate myth that was later woven into the story of Gilgamesh. Does the story interupt the narrative, or does it add something to the meaning of the story?