Essays Tagged: "Cupid and Psyche"

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

Subject Matter explication on Cupid and Psyche.

er times, the art piece is clear and only requires some research. This is the case in this subject. Cupid and Psyche is a love story extracted from the Golden Ass also known as The Metamorphoses writt ... nd almost nobody praised her. This caused jealousy and fury in Venus, who, in response sent her son Cupid to make Psyche fall in love with the most despicable man she could find. "My dear son, punish ...

(6 pages) 99 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

An Analysis of 'The Green Room' Series, painted by Edvard Munch 1906-1908

1907. They are: 'Weeping Girl,' 'Zum Sussen Madel,' 'Desire,' 'Hatred,' 'Jealousy,' 'Consolation,' 'Cupid and Psyche' and 'The Murderess' motifs. The series is a cheerless combination of the Love, Anx ... e paintings in the series are set in a green room, the exceptions being 'Weeping Girl' and perhaps 'Cupid and Psyche.' Compositionally 'Zum Sussen Madel,' 'Desire,' 'Hatred' and 'Jealousy' are all ext ...

(7 pages) 71 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

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

Sacred Untainted Love or Plain Myth? - On "Cupid and Psyche" by Lucius Apuleius

The characters of the myth "Cupid and Psyche", humans and gods alike, reveal hysterical emotions and reactions towards their con ... becomes exceedingly jealous. With the intent to eliminate the threat to her, she instructs her son, Cupid, whom some others call Love (which is to later discuss in the paper), to make her fall in love ... n husband's orders - to not attempt to look at him - and in doing so, she seems doomed to lose him; Cupid escapes to his mother. In Psyche's search for her "love", she decides to go to Venus, and then ...

(2 pages) 20 0 4.0 May/2006

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

Cupid and Psyche

The myth of Cupid and Psyche is a classic myth about love with a much deeper message. Picasso said "We all know ... onal story that has developed over time and evokes an explanation to something unknown. The myth of Cupid and Psyche is untrue, but was meant to explain something much deeper. Like many other well-kno ... w angry with jealousy when people began to follow the mortal, Psyche, instead of her. She then sent Cupid to make Psyche fall in love with a monster. However, Cupid failed and fell in love with Psyche ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers