The flight of Icarus

The flight of Icarus

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  • Exposition
  • Since you decided to make that maze you will stay in this tower for as long as I want.
  • Rising  Action
  • Please let use get on one of the ships sailing from Crete I will give you money
  • No these ships are to be carefully searched also I don't want your money.
  • Climax
  • "When Theseus escaped from the labyrinth, King Minos flew into rage with his builder, Daedalus, and ordered him shut up in a high tower that faced the lonely sea." lines 1-3 They got trapped in a tower after making a maze.
  • Falling Action
  • "Several times he tried by bribery to stow away on one of the vessels sailing from Crete, but King Minos kept strict watch over them." lines 6-8 They tried bribery to get on a ship sailing from Crete.
  • Resolution
  • "Keep at a moderate height, for if you fly too low the fog and spray will clog your wings, and if you fly too high the heat will melt the wax that holds them together. Keep near me and you will be safe." lines 44-47 Be careful how you fly because there could be a bad punishment.
  • Theme
  • " He flew higher and higher up into the blue sky until he reached the clouds. " lines  63-64 He flew to high and did not pay attention as the feathers were falling of of his wings.
  • Come back you are to high
  • "At last he saw the feathers floating from the sky, and soon his son plunged through the clouds into the sea." lines 81-83 The son soon found himself falling from the sky straight to the sea.
  • Father
  • "Daedalus hurried to save him but it was too late. he gathered the boy in his arms and flew to land the tips of his wings dragging in the water from the double burden they bore.  lines 83-86 You should always listen to someone you trust when in could be something that can hurt you.
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