LITERARY ANALYSIS – THE EPIC OF GILGAMESH AND THE ILIAD
Literary Analysis – The Epic of Gilgamesh and The Iliad
Both Hector and Gilgamesh the value of life falls secondary to the desire to obtain everlasting fame. (They want their name to be remembered forever)
Gilgamesh travels to take on Humbaba and Hector stands his ground against Achilles instead of retreating inside the city walls.