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Psyche by John Reinhard Weguelin. Viewed in terms of psychology rather than allegory, the tale of Cupid and Psyche shows how “a mutable person … matures within the social constructs of family and marriage”.

Cupid and Psyche

For other uses, see Cupid and Psyche disambiguation. At this point in the story, it is revealed that Cupid is also in the house of Venus, languishing from his injury.

Psyche realizes that she must serve Venus herself. Struck with a feverish passion, she spills hot oil from the lamp and wakes him. But when the light instead reveals the most beautiful creature she has ever seen, she is so ero that she wounds herself on one apyleyo the arrows in Cupid’s cast-aside quiver. But when Venus withdraws to attend a wedding feast, a kind ant takes pity on Psyche, and assembles a fleet of insects to accomplish the task.

De Eros y Psique : un cuento de Apuleyo

The wedding provides closure for the narrative structure as well as for the love story: Till We Have Faces is C. Remember me on this computer. It was rumored that she was the second coming of Venus, or the daughter of Venus from an unseemly union between the goddess and a mortal. When Cupid starts to obey his mother’s command, he brings some of both to a sleeping Psyche, but places only the bitter water on Psyche’s lips. The story of Cupid and Psyche was readily allegorized.


A fresco cycle for Hill Hall, Essexwas modeled indirectly after that of the Villa Farnesina around[37] and Thomas Heywood ‘s masque Love’s Mistress dramatized the tale to celebrate the wedding of Charles I and Henrietta Mariawho later had her withdrawing chamber decorated with a painting Cupid and Psyche cycle by Jacob Jordaens.

Eeos of Psyche alone are often not confined to illustrating a scene from Apuleius, but may draw on the broader Platonic tradition in which Love was a force that shaped the self. Sylvia Townsend Warner transferred the story to Victorian England in her novel The True Heartthough few readers made the connection till she pointed it out herself.

James Hillman made the story the basis for his critique of scientific psychology, The Myth of Analysis: Cupid and Psyche”, Indianapolis Museum of Art description. Spanish View all editions and formats Rating: Apuleius describes the scene in terms of a festive Roman dinner party cena.

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The tower, however, suddenly breaks into speech, and advises her to travel to LacedaemonGreece, and to seek out the place called Taenaruswhere she will find the entrance to the underworld. Retrieved 20 March Motifs from Apuleius occur in apulfyo fairy tales, including Cinderella and Rumpelstiltskinin versions collected by folklorists trained in the classical tradition, such as Charles Perrault and the Grimm brothers.

Home About Help Search. Psyche et Cupido “. Myth and Magic,” Classical Journal Cupid and Psyche in the nuptial bower by Hugh Douglas Hamilton.

She added some details to the story, such placing two springs in Venus’ garden, one with sweet water and one with bitter. You already recently rated this item. Meanwhile, Cupid’s wound egos healed into a scar, and he escapes his mother’s house by flying out a window.


Psyche is often represented with butterfly wings, and the butterfly is her frequent attribute and a symbol of the soul, though the literary Cupid and Psyche never says that she has or acquires wings. Webarchive template wayback links Articles containing Greek-language text Interlanguage link template link number All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February Commons category link is locally defined.

Psyche’s story has some similarities, including the theme of dangerous curiosity, punishments and tests, and redemption through divine favor.

Although the only extended narrative from antiquity is that of Apuleius, Eros and Psyche appear in Greek art as early as the 4th century BC. Cupid and Psyche 2nd century AD. She finds nothing inside but an “infernal and Stygian sleep,” which sends her into a deep and unmoving torpor. Spanish View all editions and formats. Cupid and Psyche by Clodion d. Write a review Rate this item: The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format.

Works of art proliferated after the rediscovery eroa Apuleius’s text, in conjunction with the influence of classical sculpture. Essays in Honor of Gareth L. In writing about the Portland Vasewhich was obtained by apulejo British Museum aroundErasmus Darwin speculated that the myth of Cupid and Psyche was part of the Eleusinian cycle.