"Beauty and the Beast" and "Eros and Psyche"
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In this article, the writer provides a comparative analysis of the Greek myth "Eros and Psyche" and the 1946 Jean Cocteau film "Beauty and the Beast."
From the Paper:"In the myth of Eros and Psyche Eros takes a mortal for his bride. After proving her love and emotion Psyche is rewarded by Zeus and permitted to drink ambrosia. Once she is no longer mortal Aphrodite is no longer jealous of her beauty and she and Eros live happily ever after. Like Psyche in Jean Cocteau's film 'Beauty and the Beast' Belle must also overcome a series of obstacles before she can be reunited with her beloved."
Cite this Comparison Essay:
"Beauty and the Beast" and "Eros and Psyche" (2008, December 01) Retrieved January 29, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/comparison-essay/beauty-and-the-beast-and-eros-and-psyche-123836/
""Beauty and the Beast" and "Eros and Psyche"" 01 December 2008. Web. 29 January. 2023. <https://www.academon.com/comparison-essay/beauty-and-the-beast-and-eros-and-psyche-123836/>