When Eros saw her though he was entranced by her beauty and pricked his heart instead. He was so in love with her that he erased all memory of what he had done to her and fled.When Aphrodite realized that Eros hadn’t exactly done his job, she sent down her own spell which caused no more suitors to visit Psyche.Further explanation on Aerin’s call.
A trail of ants came to aide her. (they came out of the wall)The Naiads told her to go and pick the fleece from the briers after the sun had set.Eros told her the ways to avoid the dangers of the underworld and also warned her not to open the box once Persephone’s beauty was inside.
Mention quote about once royalty makes them self known they can never go back to the shadows they were in before.Also mention elixir and return.
Psyche & Aerin
Psyche & Aerin<br />Two unlikely heroines face life changing events on a journey to find themselves<br />
Home<br />Psyche<br />Youngest of three princesses<br />So incredibly beautiful that the people stopped praying to Aphrodite entirely so they could worship Psyche<br />Aphrodite became outraged <br />Aerin<br />Only child of the twice widowed King of Damar<br />Hated by her people because of her mother<br />Her orange hair and pale skin stick out among the dark haired and tanned skinned people of her home<br />
Call<br />Psyche<br />Aphrodite sent her son Eros to cast a spell on Psyche that would cause her to fall in love with the ugliest man on Earth<br />Eros failed so Aphrodite took matters into her own hands<br />Aerin<br />Ate the royal plant<br />Found the old history book<br />
Tests—Psyche <br />1st task—Aphrodite sent Psyche to a room full<br />of mixed grain, beans and lentils and then<br />told her to separate them by morning. <br />2nd task—Psyche must go to the grove where the sheep with the golden fleece reside and bring back a lock of fleece from everyone of them<br />3rd task—Aphrodite hands her a small box and commands her to descend to Persephone and bring back some of her beauty in a box<br />
Tests—Aerin <br />1st task—discovering how to make kenet<br />2nd task—overcoming her first dragon<br />3rd task—defeating Maur<br />4th task—defeating her uncle<br />5th task—saving her kingdom<br />
Transformation<br />Psyche<br />Goddess<br />Mortal<br />Didn’t really believe in love<br />Fell for Eros<br />Aerin<br />Young woman without a place in the world let alone her own kingdom<br />Queen and champion<br />Came into the spotlight and can never go back to how she was before<br />Sat in the backdrop and let everyone look past/over her<br />
Conclusion<br /><ul><li>Both Aerin and Psyche lived somewhat privileged lives because of their status
They underwent an outward journey that really turned out to be an inward journey</li></li></ul><li>Sources<br />http://www.geocities.com/EnchantedForest/Glade/9963/books/hero.jpg <br />http://www.paleothea.com/Myths/Psyche.html <br />http://www.goddessgift.com/goddess-myths/greek_goddess_psyche.htm <br />
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