And Dora being flower is also on the money in that woman is often associated with flower for bing soft but also in a more ancient sexual/phallic context.
Pandora then becomes the "all flower". And flower becomes flowering or life giving increase (she was after all the first woman and arhetypical mother in Greek myth. So we have the all flowering maiden!
Man in this story is static, never changing and if left to his own devices would not advance beyond his immediate needs while woman is the source of advancement. Through her and her alone do we truely advance.
The story is also one of hope. When all the evils (raw knowledge lacking widom) were released into the world a single gossamer winged being remained behind to rest upon her shoulder and that being was called hope. The question is when the box was given to her it was a temptation that could not be overlooked and it was made too easy to open, it was not made to be kept closed at all. Evil was released but so was hope adn it is hope that drives humans. It is the final element of the creation story...