TITLE

"IT IS ALL ONE": HETTY SORREL AND THE MYTH OF CUPID AND PSYCHE

AUTHOR(S)
Hall, Kirsten
PUB. DATE
October 2015
SOURCE
Renascence;Fall2015, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p278
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines how the Cupid and Psyche myth brings the reader to a richer understanding of Hetty Sorrel's development across the novel "Adam Bede." Topics discussed include Hetty's deception and how Hetty attempts to inhabit a mythical world, Hetty's struggle with her vanity and egoism as her soul expands through a journey of suffering and George Eliot's mythic realism where the myth acts as an abiding narrative of human condition.
ACCESSION #
110815681

 

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