Based on the Epic of Gilgamesh, The Last Days of Socrates, and The Song of Roland, write an essay on how these works mirror the social values of their respective societies. How do the works discuss issues of right and wrong, strong and weak? What do they tell you about religion and politics, the role of women and the attitudes of the Mesopotamians, Greeks and Western Europeans towards courage wisdom and death? Which of the heroes do you find most appealing? With whom do you find it most difficult to identify? Short, but spectacular, the essay should be 6-9 pages in length.