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what be theme of this story?

move on with life? don't look back at past?

also i not understand the title of story. i before thought orpheus be someone in story but it not be anyone.

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    Yes, you're right.

    You may want to read this brief description of the mythological Orpheus.

    http://www.pantheon.org/articles/o/orpheus.html

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    orpheus not have trust in wife, but this story not have nothing to do with trust.

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    When Orpheus went to the Underworld to bring his wife back to life, Hades told him not to look back. Orpheus and his wife had almost reached the real world when Orpheus looked back. Hades took the wife back to death. After that Orpheus couldn't face life and was killed.

    The theme of this story is don't look back. If you do look back at your life, you'll be destroyed.

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    Thanks very very much ms. sue :)

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    You're very welcome, Mohammad.

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