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Sexton's Icarus Journey

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One would not know what will happen in the future when they do not go out of their comfort zone to experience the many possibilities in life. But if one do not attempt, they will not know the outcome. Icarus explored. Venturing into unfamiliar territory always carry the fear that the end result might not come out desirable, but the process and the risk Icarus had taken was a more important lesson. The process. With no exploration, no ordinary life could experience the process to discover themselves. Through diction and imagery, Sexton builds a foundation of his admirable and brave flight despite the failure. Sexton portrays Icarus’ flight as an elegant event with “larger than a sail, over the fog and the blast of the plushy ocean”, “feel the

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