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Cupid and Psyche: The Determined Love Between Mortal and Immortal

Edith Hamilton takes the love story of Cupid and Psyche, Love and Soul, from a Latin writer of the second century A.D., Apuleius, who, similar to Ovid, creates beautiful, entertaining tales. Consequently, the author uses the Latin names of the gods. The story of Cupid and Psyche represents the determined love between mortal and immortal.

Psyche, the daughter of a king, held a beauty which excelled her sisters' and every other maiden's on the earth. Her shining beauty made her seem a "very goddess consorting with mere mortalsaE...

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