Forgot your password?  

Gilgamesh: Man's First Story Test | Final Test - Hard

Bernarda Bryson Shahn
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 113 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Purchase our Gilgamesh: Man's First Story Lesson Plans

Final Test - Hard

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Utnapishtim demand to know about the stranger?



2. What happens as Gilgamesh bathes?



3. What does Gilgamesh wonder about Utnapishtim?



4. What does Gilgamesh do when he notices this?



5. What does the scorpion-man describe to Gilgamesh?



Essay Topics

Both Gilgamesh and Enkidu are capable of beastial and compassionate behavior.

Part 1) Describe how they are both capable of beastial and compassionate behavior?

Part 2) How are they capable of such contrasting behaviors? What does this reveal about the characters?

Part 3) How does this behavior bring the two characters closer together, as well as engage the audience in this story?

Part 4) How does this behavior reflect human behavior?

Gilgamesh becomes impatient waiting for the boatman.

Part 1) Why does he become impatient? What does he do when he becomes impatient?

Part 2) What does this behavior reveal about his character?

Part 3) How does this behavior affect his quest? How might his quest have gone differently if he had behaved differently?

At every point of his journey, Gilgamesh is warned of the dangers.

Part 1) How is he warned? Why is he warned?

Part 2) Gilgamesh is not only warned but urged to act a certain way. How is he urged to behave? Why?

Part 3) What is the purpose for this urging? How might it affect those hearing or reading the story in this society?

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 333 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Gilgamesh: Man's First Story Lesson Plans
Copyrights
Gilgamesh: Man's First Story from BookRags. ©2009 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook