Comparison between the flood in the Epic of Gilgamesh and the food in the book of Genesis
This is my final paper for my writing class which is about near eastern myth and religion. My final paper is a comparison paper on the flood in the Epic of Gilgamesh and the flood in Genesis. Below is some of my introduction it would be great if you could just add on to the intro and finish the thesis statement. Thank you.
Though there are many speculations concerning myths and what types of truths they contain. Myths have always been part of our lives and will continue to pass along many important lessons about culture, people, life, and death. There are many myths that cross many different cultures and scholars ask the question: what is the relationship between myths and that have overlapping ideas and similarities? Nearly all myths across civilization have a section when a “Great Flood” occurs. The “Great Flood” has been a universal topic across all myths and cultures that demonstrates the destruction of civilization. Nevertheless. Many of the “Great Floods” have many different features and do not have any sort of commonality in terms of the hero, area, time, characters, or story. Surprisingly, the flood in the myth of the Epic of Gilgamesh and the flood in Genesis contain many similarities with one another. These similarities include, similar location of the flood along with many other basic commonalities of the story. Most significantly is the similarity with the ending outcome of each flood and the rebirth of civilization. Additionally, there are a few significant differences between the two floods