Both novels, The Epic of Gilgamesh and The Persepolis, contain the major theme of friendship, which effects the main characters in different ways, since friendship is more persistent In the Epic of Gilgamesh but more scattered in The Persepolis. For this exhibit, I created a timeline for friendship of Gilgamesh and Enkidu from start to end. For example, the foreshadowing of a their friendship, then the beginning of their friendship, how their friendship was strengthened, the great influence a friendship holds, the end of their friendship and the lasting impact/ influence that a friendship leaves behind. However, for The Percepolis, Marjane experiences different types of friendships throughout her life. For example, a friendship through a family member, a forbidden friendship, friendship in a group of people, and a negative friendship that needed to be left behind. Both stories exemplify the theme friendship well.