gilgamesh discussion questions English II CP | Mr. Smith Name: Date: Period: Answer each of the following questions using at least three complete sentences. There are no right or wrong answers; just state your opinion and back it up with details/evidence. 1. Describe your personal reactions to the story now that you’ve finished it. Did you like it? Would you recommend it to someone else? Why or why not? 2. Do you consider Gilgamesh a hero? Why or why not? 3. Who else in the story could be considered a hero? Do you think this character is more or less heroic than Gilgamesh? Explain your answer. 4. Do you think Enkidu truly changed Gilgamesh for the better? Why or why not? 5. Do you think Gilgamesh and Enkidu were right to kill Humbaba? Why or why not? 6. Do you agree with Gilgamesh’s decision to continue seeking eternal life, even though Enkidu told him it was not his destiny? Why or why not?