When Theseus escaped from the labyrinth king minos flew into range with its builder Daedalus and ordered him to shut up in a high tower that faced lonely sea. LInes 1-3.
As thousands of gulls soared over the island icarus soon collected a huge pile of feathers." Daedalus then melted some wax and made a skeleton in the shape of a birds wings". Lines15-16
Daedalus eyes filled with tears and turning away he soared into the sky calling icarus to follow. lines 52-54. "From time to time he looked back to make sure the boy was okay."
Frantically he fluttered his arms but no feathers remained to hold air.He cried out to his father but his voice was submerged in the blue waters of the sea, which has forever been called by his name. lines 77-79. "Daedalus crazed by anxiety called back to him Icarus my son were are you?"
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. "Weeping bitterly he buried his small son and called the land Icaria in his memory". lines 84-87.
A theme is when the danger and how people are willing to face it. " keep at moderate height for if you fly to low the fog and spray will clog your wings and if you fl