Cupid and Psyche

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Cupid and Psyche

her inquisitiveness almost drives him away forever. [Gk. Myth.: Espy, 27]
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Under the chaplain's guidance they selected many hideous presents and mementoes-- florid little picture-frames that seemed fashioned in gilded pastry; other little frames, more severe, that stood on little easels, and were carven out of oak; a blotting book of vellum; a Dante of the same material; cheap mosaic brooches, which the maids, next Christmas, would never tell from real; pins, pots, heraldic saucers, brown art-photographs; Eros and Psyche in alabaster; St.
11) For more on the Christian allegorical interpretation, refer to the first chapter of Gollnick's Love and the Soul: Psychological Interpretations of the Eros and Psyche Myth, which provides a background on the history of the myth.
One interpretation of the Greek myth of Eros and Psyche is that true love means the attraction of desire (Eros) to a person's soul (Psyche).
It's a tale that arises from several cultures, even from the classical Greek myth of Eros and Psyche.
As in the myth of Eros and Psyche, eros awakens our imagination, opens us to new possibilities and enables joy to accompany our living and relating.
Operating at the intersection of literary criticism, psychology, and theology, Laurie Brands Gagne analyzes three ancient tales as "women's stories of the underworld" (5): "The Descent of Inanna," the myth of Demeter and Persephone, and the legend of Eros and Psyche.
Based upon her stated need for symbols which might "act as a model of affirmation for all aspects of female life -- biological, emotional, intellectual and spiritual," Barbara Weir Huber has turned to the myth of Eros and Psyche as a source with the appropriate depth of resonance to apply to the lives of contemporary women.
What he is developing is a confidently lyrical feel for choreography, a well-defined musicality shown exquisitely both in the windswept pas de deux for Eros and Psyche (danced with rapt assurance by Larissa Ponomarenko and Patrick Armand) and in the Dionysiac finale exuberantly led by Adriana Suarez and Yuri Yanowsky.
The story of Eros and Psyche may indeed be what Lewis called in Mere Christianity a "good dream," a mysterious hint at a reality to come that is given to a pagan world (50); but as Orual comes to understand it, the vision remains, both literally and figuratively, a dream.
It's a tale that arises from several cultures, even from the classical Greek myth of Eros and Psyche, East takes place in a land very much like northern Europe some centuries back.