The Epic of Gilgamesh

In two or three paragraphs, examine the similarities and differences in the figures of Gilgamesh and Enkidu in The Epic of Gilgamesh.

How are the two characters similar? What, specifically, do they have in common?
How are the two characters different? What are some specific contrasts between them?
Comment also on whether the similarities or the differences in these characters are more important to the overall meaning of the story.

Do the similarities between Gilgamesh and Enkidu seem more important to the theme(s) in The Epic of Gilgamesh?
Or do the differences between the characters better highlight the meaning(s) of the story?

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