Compare and contrast the theme of Ovid’s “The Story of Daedalus and Icarus” with the theme of Brueghel’s Landscape with the Fall of Icarus. What new ideas does Brueghel bring to Ovid’s story?

The assignment for this lesson is to answer questions about several works of art and literature inspired by Ovid’s story of Daedalus and Icarus. Compare and contrast the theme of Ovid’s story with that of the painting Landscape with the Fall of Icarus by Pieter Brueghel the Elder. Then compare and contrast two poems with Brueghel’s painting and with eachother.
Content — 20 points
Your assignment gives a clear, detailed response to each question.
Explanatory text: A clear, detailed response is complete and easy to understand. Each answer needs to be at least three or four sentences long. An answer may need to be longer, depending on how much explanation it takes to make yourself clear.
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Your assignment supports each question response with examples.
Explanatory text: You should back up your answers with direct references to the story, painting, or poems: For example, you can use quotations, paraphrases, or descriiptions of details in the art.This is the questions asked:
1. Compare and contrast the theme of Ovid’s “The Story of Daedalus and Icarus” with the theme of Brueghel’s Landscape with the Fall of Icarus. What new ideas does Brueghel bring to Ovid’s story?
2. What is emphasized in W. H. Auden’s “Musée des Beaux Arts” but not in Brueghel’s Landscape with the Fall of Icarus? From the differences in emphasis, what conclusions can you draw about the similarities or differences between the two works’ themes?
3. What is emphasized in William Carlos Williams’s “Landscape with the Fall of Icarus” but not in Pieter Brueghel’s Landscape with the Fall of Icarus? What conclusions can you draw about the similarities and differences between the themes of the two works?
4. Compare and contrast W. H. Auden’s “Musée des Beaux Arts” and William Carlos Williams’s “Landscape with the Fall of Icarus.” What similarities and differences do you see in the way the poets present ideas to the reader?
The rubric reads:
Your assignment shows that you know how to compare and contrast the poems and painting from the lesson in a clear way.
Explanatory text: In each answer, make clear which work you’re discussing and how it’s similar to or different from the other work you are analyzing.
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Your assignment shows that you understand how an author transforms an original work in a new medium.
Explanatory text: Artists and writers change stories by telling them in different ways. How does a story change when an artist puts it into a painting? How does the story inside that painting change when poets describe it?Prepare a Media Comparison