posted by Taylor .
He fell like a leaf tossed down the wind, down, down, with one cry that overtook Daedalus far away. When he returned, and sought high and low for the poor boy, he saw nothing but the bird-like feathers afloat on the water, and he knew that Icarus was drowned.
How is this passage related to the theme of the myth?
Daedalus was too far away from Icarus to save him.
Icarus died because Daedalus was careless in the construction of his son’s wings.
Icarus died because he did not heed his father’s advice.
Daedalus allowed Icarus to fly on his own even though it was too dangerous.