Compare and Contrast

Edward Field’s: Icarus and Anne Sexton: To A Friend Whose Work Has Come To Triumph
In the story of Icarus it speaks about speak a young man and his father named Icarus and Daedalus. Daedalus was well known for his skills a carpenter and a inventor   he produced many works. Icarus and Daedalus were imprisoned for something Daedalus had done. Daedalus decided to come up with an idea to escape by constructing some wings and flying to safety.   He warned his son Icarus not to fly too low because if the wings touch the water than it will get wet and if he flies too high his wings will melt if he flies close to the sun. He constructed his wings with feathers and wax so the durability was not strong enough. Instead of Icarus listening to what his father told him he went ahead and enjoyed the thrill of flying until he flew to high and his wings suddenly melted.   Many people these days always want to follow their dream and reach high but never like to listen to people’s advice because they feel they should do it on their own. People have to learn in order to understand what’s right and what’s wrong to experience the fullness of success and dreams.
  People can achieve greatness and succeed at anything that they do in life as long as, you have focus, character, and motivation. In Edward Field’s “Icarus” and Anne Sexton “To a Friend Whose Work Has Come to Triumph” These poems speak of both the importance of success and the heartbreak of failure.
There are various types of tones that the authors both use to better portray the story of   the life of Icarus. The language that they both use describes two versions of the same character in his defeat as well as his successes. There were words and literary terms that stood out to me as I read these two poems. Fields uses this literary term “Than the usual drowning/the police prefer to ignore the confusing aspects of the case” (lines 3-4)   this statement speaks of the depressing state that Icarus was living in, feeling that life...