The Myth of Cupid and Psyche

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What does it mean to love? Is true love possible? Transformative? The myth of Cupid and Psyche asks readers to ponder these questions as does a short video that retells the classic tale.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have pupils watch the video out of class, read the two versions of the myth, record questions, and then return for discussion
  • Have individuals craft an essay in which the compare and contrast the various version of the myth
  • The the myth to introduce the concept of allegory and have groups consider what the concepts the characters represent
Classroom Considerations
  • Preview the video to determine if the images are appropriate for your classroom
Pros
  • The resource includes the video, a comprehension check, links to other versions of the tale, and a discussion question
Cons
  • None