Essays on Landscape with the Fall of Icarus

Landscape with the Fall of Icarus
Original title Landscape with the Fall of Icarus
Author William Carlos Williams
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Poem

Language English
Characters No Named Characters In The Poem
Published 1962
ISBN 978-0-8112-1474-0
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In his poem Landscape with the Fall of Icarus,” William Carlos Williams imagines the Greek mythological character Icarus falling into the sea. The poem is set in a rural landscape, and the speaker describes the scene around him, which includes a farmer plowing a field and a shepherd tending to his flock. In the distance, the speaker sees the body of Icarus falling into the sea. The poem ends with the speaker wondering if anyone noticed the fall of Icarus.The poem “Landscape with the Fall of Icarus” by William Carlos Williams is a retelling of the Greek mythological story of Icarus. In the poem, the speaker is observing a rural landscape when he sees the body of Icarus falling into the sea in the distance. The poem ends with the speaker wondering if anyone noticed the fall of Icarus.”

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