Sunday, December 29, 2019

The Life Of Pi And The Historical Tablets Of The Epic Of...

The Journey Through life there are many complications but an individual is defined by how they deal with it and how they keep moving forward. In Hermann Hesse’s novel Siddhartha the main character goes through life not worrying about the destination but rather on the experiences and knowledge he acquires from the it. The search for a meaning of life has been a topic throughout the different literary periods and that has been established in the novel Siddhartha, the film Life of Pi and the historical tablets of the Epic of Gilgamesh. The search for meaning in a person’s life has taken the main characters in different journeys but the resemblance in their quest leads them try and accomplish transcendance and it becomes reality through their lack of conformity and their understanding of the interconnectedness of everything. The true understanding of one’s life can sometimes never be discovered until one’s deathbed but throughout life there has to be a sear ch for that meaning. The recurring theme of trying to reach some sort of eternal life has been used in many novels and stories. In Siddhartha the search for that comes through the journey but it is never established until the end. Siddhartha set out on his journey to obtain knowledge but he was never settled for what he had, just like Gilgamesh in the Epic of Gilgamesh. The difference was that Gilgamesh made it his mission to reach eternal life. This is what led to his destruction. Humans have to learn their spot on

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