Gilgamesh vs Modern Day Hero(Rosa Parks)

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Rosa Parks and Gilgamesh are very different on the outside, although their shared internal values connect the two because of their desire to attain their goals. Though Rosa had unrelated achievements set out to accomplish, Gilgamesh had a similar purpose to Rosa’s. Numerous people today may believe Parks changed the world in various ways that affect us in a positive manner. Gilgamesh changed lives just like Rosa did in this century. Though we may not look at it in the same perspective views, Rosa as well as Gilgamesh changed lives. Rosa Parks exist in the voice of many people. She represents a hero. Parks is still referred to as a dedicated, phenomenal woman who has led the African American community to higher achievements to many people everywhere. Rosa led the Civil Rights Movement in 1955 along with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Martin gained prominence in the Civil Rights Movement, not only because he was a minister, but for his support and dignity that swept across the Southern states and later moved on to others. Before Rosa’s death in 2005, she wrote a biography in 1992. In detail, her biography stated “People always said that I did not give up my seat because I was tired but that is not true.” She said “I was not tired physically, or no more tired than I usually was at the end of a working day. I was not old, although people have an image of me being old then. I was 42. No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in.” Rosa became a legendary hero to everyone. She changed the lives of many, along with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Gods gave Gilgamesh beauty and courage. Rosa contained some of the same traits within her. Gilgamesh was on a quest to find the man who had the secret of everlasting life. He wanted to live forever. There was doubt in his mind that he could not find this man, and he set out on a journey to find him. Gilgamesh led on to be an
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