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The Epic of Gilgamesh Overview & Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.

Tablet 1 Abstract

* Gilgamesh is a great hero who accomplishes great deeds in his life.
* In his early years Gilgamesh rules his people unwisely and unfairly.

Tablet 2 Abstract

* The people of Uruk are tired of being oppressed and pray to the gods to bring salvation.
* In answer to the prayers of the people the gods create Enkidu...

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This section contains 997 words
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