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The story of Cupid and Psyche is a beyond compare Its one of the longest stories in the whole lovers part of it but the length adds the pleasure and satisfaction It can be compared to many stories that have been written today The mortals would say that Venus Aphrodite herself could not even equal this mortal The goddess Venus would not put up with this talk She turned for help to her son Cupid the beautiful winged God of love Aphrodite wanted Cupid to make Psyche fall madly in love with the vilest and most despicable creature there was in the world The moment Cupid laid his eyes on this beauty it was as if he had shot himself with his own arrow Meanwhile Psyches parents were worried about her It seemed that no one would fall in love with her They confront the Oracle who tells them that she is destined to sit on a mountain to live with her husband who was a serpent After everyone had left her there to die she floated away to a place with a house which was for her She heard voices that said We are your servants which can be compared to Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs They served Snow White or Cinderella and her little mice She heard a choir singing after a bath and got served dinner This is like Beauty and the Beast when Belle is rescued from the cold and is allowed to live in the Beasts castle After Psyche was able to tell her sisters about this they became jealous They told Psyche they knew her husband was a serpent and would eat her so she should take a peek at him in the dark with a candle In a way this also resembles The Beauty and the Beast because Belle isnt really meaning any harm when she goes into the Beasts room but its just thought of
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