The flight of Icarus

The flight of Icarus

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  • Exposition
  • Rising Action
  • ok
  • Don't go too far away from me. 
  • Climax
  • Daedalus makes wings out of feathers and wax. "Daedalus then melted some wax and made a skeleton of a birds wing. The smallest feathers he pressed into the soft wax and the large ones he tied on with thread." lines 16-19
  • Falling Action
  • Daedalus and Icarus are about to fly and Daedalus explains not to go too high or too low. "Keep modarate height for if you fly too low, the fog and spray will clog your wings, and if you fly too high the sun will melt the wax that holds them together." lines 44-46
  • Resolution
  • Icarus falls through the clouds into the ocean and dies. "his son plunged through the clouds into the sea. Daedalus tried to save him, but it was too late." lines 82-84
  • Theme
  • Daedalus buries Icarus and calls the island Icaria in his honor. "Weeping bitterly, he buried his small son and  called the land Icaria in his memory. lines 86-87
  • Icarus
  • He builds a temple for Apollo and hangs up his wings and some feathers. "he built a temple to Apollo and hung up his wings as an offering to the god, and in the wings he pressed a few bright feathers he had found floating on the water where Icarus fell. lines 90-93
  • Apollo
  • Family is a safe place, stay close to them. "Keep near me and you will be safe." lines 45-46
  • ok
  • Don't go too far away from me. Then you will be safe. 
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