Cupid and Psyche Essay | Essay

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Cupid & Psyche vs. Beauty & The Beast

Summary: This essay talks about the comparisons and contrasts between the myth about Cupid and Psyche to the modern-day (possible) counterpart Beauty and the Beast.
In my research, I found some similarities between the modern day story of Beauty and the Beast and the myth of Cupid and Psyche. These similarities, some of which seem rather obvious, can be quite vague also. The myth, as you know tells the tale of a beautiful woman, Psyche and the prophecy of her life as told be the oracle. The story, although seemingly interesting, brings a dismay in my mind because of the lack of it being completely relevant to the story of Cupid and Psyche.

As far as characters go, Belle, or Beauty, is compared to Psyche and the beast, although not a beast himself, is parallel to Cupid. The servants in both stories are somewhat the same in the respect that they offer to serve Psyche, or Belle in any way she wishes. The modern version depicts Belle as an only child, not with...

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