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Gilgamesh spends a large part of the epic grappling with his fear of the great unknown: death.

Gilgamesh believes
Select Option the spiny bush plantthe boat that Utnapishtim builtthe scrolls of immortality
that Utnapishtim speaks of to be the “antidote to the fear of death,” (Mitchell 196) but as the epic comes to a close, readers realize that the real antidote to the fear of death was
Select Option the riches Gilgamesh had obtained during his journeythe dream Gilgamesh had after waking up from his sleepGilgamesh’s newfound appreciation for life and his kingdom, Uruk
.
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