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Chapter 7: The Trees

Chapter 7: The Trees solutions [Pages 100 - 101]

Q 1.1 | Page 100

Find, in the first stanza, three things that cannot happen in a treeless forest.

Q 1.2 | Page 100

What picture do these words create in your mind: “... sun bury its feet in shadow...”? What could the poet mean by the sun’s ‘feet’?

Q 2.1 | Page 100

Where are the trees in the poem? What do their roots, their leaves and their twigs do?

Q 2.2 | Page 100

What does the poet compare their branches to?

Q 3 | Page 100

(i) How does the poet describe the moon: (a) at the beginning of the third stanza, and (b) at its end? What causes this change?

(ii) What happens to the house when the trees move out of it?

(iii) Why do you think the poet does not mention “the departure of the forest from the house” in her letters? (Could it be that we are often silent about important happenings that are so unexpected that they embarrass us? Think about this again when you answer the next set of questions)

Q 4.1 | Page 101

Now that you have read the poem in detail, we can begin to ask what the poem might mean. Here is one suggestion. Can you think of others?

Does the poem present a conflict between man and nature? Compare it with A Tiger in the Zoo. Is the poet suggesting that plants and trees, used for ‘interior decoration’ in cities while forests are cut down, are ‘imprisoned’, and need to ‘break out’?

Q 4.2 | Page 101

Now that you have read the poem in detail, we can begin to ask what the poem might mean. Here is one suggestion. Can you think of others?

On the other hand, Adrienne Rich has been known to use trees as a metaphor for human beings: this is a recurrent image in her poetry. What new meanings emerge from the poem if you take its trees to be symbolic of this particular meaning?

Chapter 7: The Trees

NCERT English First Flight Class 10

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NCERT solutions for Class 10 English - Language and Literature chapter 7 - The Trees

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Concepts covered in Class 10 English - Language and Literature chapter 7 The Trees are Reading Skill (Textual), Writing Skill, Grammar.

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