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Unformatted text preview: 14 directly, the beginning of the second stanza. The poem ended with “Sailed calmy on” This is something you would not xpect with a poem about a painting named the fall of Icarus. 2. I think it is important that the stanzas are in the order they were written. The opening of the poem is talking about the reality of the disaster and the second stanza is talking about how life went on and the calmness of the scene. 3. The first is basically about the negative(the fall) and the second about the positive(the peace in the scene). 4. I don’t understand the title 5. The second Poem is much less literal and direct. The scene is described as serenity and the fall of Icarus is secondary and portrayed as a splash, illustrating its minimal effect....
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2011 for the course ENGL 107 taught by Professor Johan during the Spring '10 term at Texas A&M.
- Spring '10