You must write one paper, four to six pages, double-spaced, with the font size no larger than 12 point. You must read the following historical works and write a paper that compares and contrast the protagonist from each work. You do not want to retell the stories in your paper. What you need to do is answer these two questions:

How is the concept of immortality express through the characters of Gilgamesh, Achilles, Aeneas, and Dante?
What do these characters reveal about their civilization’s conception of immortality?