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Essay | Comparison of "Fight Club" to "The Epic of Gilgamesh"

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Comparison of "Fight Club" to "The Epic of Gilgamesh"

Summary: A comparison of the classic world literature "The Epic of Gilgamesh" to the 1990s film "Fight Club." The tales seem very dissimilar, but both works involve a protagonist escaping boring and problematic lives through a friend with whom they find freedom.
Throughout the history, a person has sought for the real reason of happiness. It was sometimes linked to simple things, whereas sometimes it is thought that even all the values in the world cannot be the reason of happiness. This transforms happiness into a long, difficult adventure. For finishing this adventure people use and sacrifice other values. Furthermore, there are lots of stories, legends, epics that are about this subject. One of epics that is about this subject is" The Epic of Gilgamesh." Briefly, this epic narrates that Gilgamesh's searches about immortality and happiness after his best friend, Enkidu, dies. In addition, there is a film that manipulates reaching happiness indirectly called "Fight Club." In this film's story, there is an unhappy man (Jack - Edward Norton) that fights for happiness and tries to escape his problematic life. Another character is...

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