Repetition In Gilgamesh

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Repetition in a story can sometimes seem a little annoying to the reader. However, I think it could be a very important characteristic when reading certain material. I think that if repetition is done correctly that it can enhance a reader's experience. This could be used as an emphasis to really draw a point into the reader, but I feel that this should be done in a different way than how repetition was presented in Gilgamesh. Many times, we see in Gilgamesh a whole chunk of the story being repeated. This loses a readers focus. As a reader I like to feel engaged in what I am reading, but unfortunately I found myself retracting as I was reading Gilgamesh. This was mainly because of the way that the repetition kept popping up and making an already
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