Post an article or You tube video that taught you something new about Gilgamesh. Be sure to explain why you chose it.
Week 2 Discussion Question 1
As you watched the video and read the excerpt, what stood out for you about the story of Gilgamesh? Would you consider him a tragic hero? Why do you think this story has survived since the time of the Sumerians when other stories from that time period have not?
Module 1, Reading Quiz 1
Module 1: Reading Quiz 1: “Is Gilgamesh a hero?”
In Unit 1, we will focus on the Epic of Gilgamesh. You can read the epic here:
Read the epic and then post an answer to the following question: “Is Gilgamesh a hero?”
Review the following guidelines as you compose your answer:
- A good answer should be at least 200 words.
- A few good points to include as you arrive at your answer would be: