Ancient Near East Essay
This is a pass/fail assignment that must reach a minimum of 600 words. (Word counts are specific to each assignment and carefully chosen to ensure complete coverage of each subject. Essays that do not reach this required word count will not pass.) To receive credit you must fulfill ALL assignment criteria. This assignment uses Turnitin, a teaching tool that records your “similarity” report. Submit your paper early enough so that you can check your report. If your similarity is more than 7-8% you must rewrite and resubmit. Only the newest submission is graded.
Essay Evaluation Rubric
Describe the Epic of Gilgamesh and thoroughly explain its significance to both the culture in which it was created and our own time, using sufficient specific support from your textbook and the poem.