Topics: Ovid, Greek mythology, Icarus Pages: 2 (692 words) Published: March 19, 2013
The nature of children and limit

Children are born to be free will and to be independent. Therefore, forbidding them to follow their own choice in life is a difficult challenge for parents. Usually, children just don’t care how many and what limits they would have to do to what they want. They just want to be free and wild as they can. The fall of Icarus is an image of a kid display his free and independent thought on going far beyond from his limits: his human ability and his father’s warning . The result of having courage to climb over the limit’s border is his life.

With experience of years working as architecture and a heart of missing his homeland, Daedalus created wings by feathers and wax successfully to travel back . Daedalus and Icarus, his son, dive into the sky together with free and excitement. The flight should have been really successfully and really not matter if Icarus didn’t go far from his limits and left his father. He just ignored or may be forgetting what his father told him earlier: don’t go too high, don’t go too low, keep to the middle way or nature will swallow the wings back to what it was primarily, just wax and separated feathers. As a child, to be free and be able to experience himself flying in the sky is the most wonderful thing that he would not imaging to have someday. Icarus felt complacently that since he could fly, he doesn’t want to depend on his father anymore . He wanted to reach the higher of the height’s level. He wanted to have his own way to achieve his own satisfaction adventure without caring of what situation might brings him end up to . He had nothing but courage to do what he wanted. “ Higher than clouds, further and further with nothing but courage” and “Flying toward the sun with nothing but courage” from the poem With nothing but courage by one author represents concretely the young , wild and free of Icarus. Children are born to be free , independent and always be their own boss and...
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