Essays Tagged: "Cupid"

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by her porcelain skin,And tempted by unrelenting sin.Such beauty brings but sorrow,Struck deeply by Cupid's arrow,Her delicate hands torture my mind,Such unknowing cruelty from a woman so kind.Folly i ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Greek And Celtic Myths

ologically and geographically distant, Apuleius second century record of the original Greek myth of Cupid and Psyche also relates a story of amorous pursuit. In Apuleius account Psyche is the most bea ... men would even say that Venus herself could not equal this mortal.' Out of jealousy, Venus commands Cupid to make Psyche fall in love with 'the vilest and most despicable creature in the whole world.' ...

(20 pages) 112 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

This essay is a brief description and self explanation of Freud's "death wish" theory. This essay also speaks of the mythological beginning of "Thanatos".

seen with a lit torch in one hand and a butterfly or a wreath in the other. He was breathtaking and cupid-like. However, unlike his mother Nyx (Goddess of night) and his brother Hypnos (God of sleep), ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

The following is a mythical analysis of "The Bear" by Anton Chekhov. The paper encompasses the author's background and the mythical content and/or analogy in his story, The Bear.

nts of gods or superhuman beings involved in the extraordinary. Many mythological stories, such as "Cupids Arrow" (Cupid), date back well beyond the time of Christ. Greek and Roman poets in early lite ... derful is the human condition (Anton).The Bear, an act of love, finds its roots with the stories of Cupid (Wilson). Popova, the sad widow, is in deep mourning over the loss of her unfaithful and unatt ...

(4 pages) 60 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The importance of visualisation in Renaissance writing

rlowe's 'Hero and Leander'; in effectthe visual is what makes it so special. When Leander is hit by Cupid's arrow he isforced for the sake of love to go to great extremes to woo her and break her chas ...

(6 pages) 49 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"literature:genre study" discuss the stage of a hero's journey, according to joseph campbell's model kown as the road of trials.

are mentioned by Campbell- the most prominant example he uses is Psyche's quest for her lost lover Cupid. In order to complete her quest Psyche is exposed to numerous difficulties. Firstly, Psyche ha ... complete her quest Psyche is exposed to numerous difficulties. Firstly, Psyche has to actually find Cupid (who has in fact been hidden away from her) 2- Venus, Cupid's mother, enforces violent brutali ...

(3 pages) 49 0 0.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Aphrodite & Cupid

god of war, Mars. This is especially infamous, because as a result of this, Aphrodite gave birth to Cupid, the god of love. The ancient Romans often depicted Cupid as winged child or baby who carried ... inged child or baby who carried a bow and quiver full of arrows. This association between Venus and Cupid was quite popular in myth, poetry, literature, and art.Cupid is perceived to be angel-like. Th ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

General Study on Greek Mythology

jealousy of Juno and her attempts to thwart Zeus's pursuits, the mischievous games of Aphrodite and Cupid, the heroic journeys of numerous mortals to destroy multiple headed evil monsters, and stories ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

(Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare) --- What do you think of the idea that Mercutio was killed off by Shakespeare as he is a much more interesting character than Romeo?

mantically of her but appears less poetic than pathetic, to the audience."... she'll not be hitWith Cupid's arrow, she hath Dian's wit:"However, Romeo expresses confusion with many oxymora. He cries, ... in the 4th scene. His cynicism is immediately made apparent by his suggestion to Romeo, to "borrow Cupid's wings". He continues, a little later, with his Queen Mab Speech. He begins with the deepest ...

(5 pages) 37 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

The Tempest Act IV, Short Story

ned and Iris says there is "a contract of true love to celebrate" (line 92). Ceres asks if Venus or Cupid are now with Juno, and Iris says that they are not.Juno sings for the blessing of their childr ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

La Belle et la Bete: Beauty and the Beast as a retelling of the myth of Cupid and Psyche

sent they are in today's fairy-tales. A prime example of this is the connection between the myth of Cupid and Psyche and the old French fairy-tale of La Belle et La Bete, or Beauty and the Beast. In b ... yths it is the powerful mother figure that causes the action to begin.The male heroes of the myths, Cupid and the Beast, share many things in common. Both want love, yet in both cases love is an accid ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"The Chemistry Of Love" This paper discusses the actual chemicals in your body that cause you to fall in love.

se warm, fuzzy, nervous, and jumpy feelings we have from that special someone aren't the gifts from cupid, but instead, from scientific chemistry. Studies and surveys were done to 400 different ...

(1 pages) 47 1 4.1 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Love in a midsummer night's dream

ople who believe that a higher power has control over love. An example of a higher power would be a cupid, a flying angel-type creature who shoots arrows at people to make them fall in love. There are ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Cupid And Psyche

ge for her beauty which is due only to Venus. This homage offended Venus so she called upon her son Cupid to give his mother revenge. She told him to "infuse into the bosom of that haughty girl a pass ... unworthy being, so that she may reap mortification as great as her present exultation and triumph." Cupid prepared to obey the commands of his mother by filling two amber vases, one with sweet water a ...

(2 pages) 17 0 1.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Yr 7 AMEB Speech and Drama story: Mythology

s of Love, at least here in Greece I am. To the Romans I am Venus. To them you will become known as Cupid, a tiny winged cherub, and God of Desire. This I can see.In other places and in other times th ... ild, you shall be my constant companion, for what better friend for love than desire. Welcome Eros, Cupid, and everyone else you will become! Welcome to the world of Gods!

(3 pages) 13 0 3.5 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Dear sister: EBay case

between eBay and Bidder's Edge. I basically like your idea for the home-based business of 'playing cupid' for lonely people, but now that you've read the article I'm sure you have second thoughts. Yo ...

(2 pages) 117 0 4.6 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Binge Drinking

"Cupid Week is an annual event at one Northeastern College. As its highlight, brothers of one fratern ... hers of one fraternity take their shyest new member, get him completely wasted, and dress him up as Cupid. Then two brothers hold him up as he stumbles across campus. For every girl that he kisses the ... t fraternities and sororities, in off-campus apartments, and in local bars." (Wechsler3)Events like Cupid Week are common on college campuses across America. Over the years alcohol binge drinking has ...

(5 pages) 32 0 3.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" - William Shakespeare

24**In this passage, Oberon makes reference to the incident that creates further chaos in the play. Cupid's arrow landed upon a "western flower". When it's juice is laid upon sleeping eyes, the victim ... n love with whatever creature it sees first. If it had not been for Oberon's fateful observation of Cupid's arrow, the play would have no storyline whatsoever. It is Puck's careless use of the herb (f ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

Thoughts Of A Serene Domicile

tulips, red roses, orange daises, and some gardens would have fountains with water coming out of a cupid or angels' mouth. There would be a car in every driveway, maybe two if the individuals residin ...

(3 pages) 280 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis Of "The Magic Barrel"

angels have been intertwined in many key events. One of the more famous angels in history is Cupid. Cupid was the Greek god of love. Even today he is still associated with matters pertaining to ... xhibited throughout the tale. His very job as a marriage broker conjures images of the angel Cupid. Like Cupid, Pinye's job was to find two people and pair them together to be married. Albeit, ...

(6 pages) 21 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers