in what ways does psyche repeat her mistakes in story cupid & psyche

Cupid tells Psyche that she must never try to see what he looks like. But she disobeyed this by following her jealous sisters' advice that she has to find what her husband looks like.

Psyche is blown away by how ridiculously handsome her husband is. She's so distracted that she lets a drop of oil fall and burns his skin.

Cupid wakes up and sees his wife standing there with the lamp and a knife. Furious, he flies out the window, telling Psyche that she'll never see him again.

In the third task, Psyche repeat her earlier mistake with Cupid by opening the box that she is told not to open.

The voice warns Psyche not to open the box, no matter what she does, but Psyche's just so curious and can't help herself. She opens the box, thinking that, if she had a little of the beauty herself, then she'd truly be worthy of Cupid.

Unfortunately, there's no beauty in the box at all, and when Psyche takes off the lid, she's plunged into a deep sleep, collapsing in the middle of the road.

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Wednesday, March 08 2017