She realized that he was Cupid, the most handsome god and not an ugly demon. Win win for Psyche! But cupid woke up and startled her, making the hot oil from the lamp fall into his eyes. Out of love and desperation she accomplishes everything and gets to see Cupid and discovers that he is blind because of her oil spill.
Why did Cupid hide his face from psyche?
Cupid is the minor god of falling in love. This is a big responsibility, and he wanted Psyche to love him not for his godly good-looks but for his love and dedication.
Why did Cupid have wings?
Cupid, the god of love has wings because lovers are free to change their minds and “fly away” from each other. Cupids source of power are his bow and arrow, and when he shoots somebody with his arrow, that person is filled with a desire that they cannot control.
What does Cupid symbolize?
Cupid — the winged baby that carries a golden bow and arrows — is one of the most famous symbols of Valentines Day. His image, or sometimes one of a heart pierced by one of his arrows, is used to symbolize love.
What is Cupid in psychology?
Cupid is sent to shoot Psyche with an arrow so that she may fall in love with something hideous. He instead scratches himself with his own dart, which makes any living thing fall in love with the first thing it sees. Consequently, he falls deeply in love with Psyche and disobeys his mothers order.
What is the moral lesson of Cupid and Psyche story?
Cupid teaches Psyche the lesson that without trust there can be no love. Psyche accepts a prophecy that she will never marry a mortal, but a monster .