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1. Who are Gilgamesh’s parents? Directly citing the text, explain how the king of Uruk’s
lineage defines his complicated attitudes toward masculinity and kingship. [minimum 150 words,
not including citations]
2. Describe the creation of Enkidu. Based on your description, in what ways is he similar to
Gilgamesh? In which highly significant ways is he different? [minimum 200 words]
3. CLOSED BOOK: Using only your best memory of the text, summarize EITHER the
encounter of Gilgamesh and Enkidu with Humbaba, the Guardian of the Cedar Forest OR
their battle with The Bull of Heaven. [minimum 200 words]
4. I don’t know anything about The Epic of Gilgamesh: What in the hell is an “Old-Man-
Becomes-Young-Again-Man”? Directly citing a few lines from earlier in the text (select
passages in Tablets 2, 5, and 10 come highly recommended), relate your explanation to a broader
theme of The Epic of Gilgamesh. [minimum 200 words, not including citations]