Cupid and Psyche

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Cupid and Psyche by Mind Map: Cupid and Psyche

1. The Ordinary World

1.1. Psyche is living in the Ordinary World when she's at home and Venus is jealous of her beauty.

2. The Call to Adventure

2.1. The Call to adventure happens when her family finds out that she will marry a monster one day. This starts off her journey because her parents place her on top of a mountain to wait for a monster to get her. Then she gets blown into Cupids mansion. She knows that she will be marrying somebody, she just does not know what he looks like.

3. Refusal of the Call

3.1. She starts having doubts about who she is marrying and is very upset.

4. Meeting with the Mentor

4.1. Her mentors are her sisters. They talk to her and give her the advice to try and find out if it truly is a monster that she's marrying.

5. Crossing the Threshold

5.1. She crosses the threshold when she goes to find out who this man/monster really is. She carries a weapon to possibly kill him, but finds out that he's an attractive man. Then he wakes up and sees that she was spying on him and potentially going to kill him so he leaves.

6. Tests, Allies, and Enimies

6.1. Psyche wants Cupid back after seeing how beautiful he is, so she goes back to Venus who has Psyche do a bunch of tests to prove herself worthy of Cupid.

7. Approach

7.1. Her biggest test is visiting Proserpine to get a box full of Proserpine's beauty. She hears a voice that tells her how to get there without killing herself.

8. The Ordeal

8.1. The hardest part of it all is getting to the underworld. She has to get through Charon and Cerberus.

9. The Reward

9.1. She gets the box of beauty and can return to Venus.

10. The Road Back

10.1. On her way back to Venus, she opens the box out of temptation for beauty and passes out or basically dies.

11. The Resurrection

11.1. Cupid finds her passed out and revives her and lets her know that hes going to fix everything and that its going to be okay.