ENG - English ENG 2330 Chapter Notes - Chapter Tablets 9 - 10: Twin Dragons, Enkidu, Urshanabi

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Twin dragon scorpion beings (male and female) Primary symbol of the moon god was a bulll. Battled th bull; symbolism: can represent sacrifice; gilgamesh himself is described as a wild ox. One of the first dreams: there"s a bull over him, gilgamedh is scared of the dream and enkidu says it is actually a positive dream. Chief of gods (sin), gilgamesh prays to sin for sfae passage. Gilgamesh is suddenly afriad antone reminder of hid mortality. This journey is gilgsmrdh trying to figure out hoe to become immortal - typical. Acknowledges that enkidu isn;t comming back, so he"s working toward self-preservation. He"s trying to cut off the weakest part of himself. He has identified as good his entire life; facing his mortaly is him facing this (cid:1151) Provides an added layer of context; it"s not just to prove that he is the strongest/most heroic, but also that he is the most untouchable and un-killable.

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