In "Landscape with the Fall of Icarus," Williams describes the scene in a painting. How does Auden treat the same subject in "Musée des Beaux Arts"? Auden offers more background information about Icarus in mythology. Auden offers criticism of Icarus’s self-centered behavior and demise. Auden’s offers other literary examples of egotistical characters. Auden offers multiple examples of people ignoring momentous events.