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  1. In the poem "The Laburnum Top", when the goldfinch bird goes away, its children become silent. Hence all the movements stop and the whole tree becomes as silent as it was before the arrival of the bird. Read summary of this poem.

    In the poem “The Laburnum Top”, when the goldfinch bird goes away, its children become silent. Hence all the movements stop and the whole tree becomes as silent as it was before the arrival of the bird.

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  1. According the poet, the bird (goldfinch) looks alert and abrupt like a lizard in the poem The Laburnum Top. Read summary of this poem.  

    According the poet, the bird (goldfinch) looks alert and abrupt like a lizard in the poem The Laburnum Top.

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  1. Alliteration is the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. e.g. The Laburnum Top is silent, quite still yellow September sunlight A suddenness, a startlement The whole tree trembles whistle-chirrup whisperings Read summary of this poem.

    Alliteration is the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. e.g.

    • The Laburnum Top is silent, quite still
    • yellow September sunlight
    • A suddenness, a startlement
    • The whole tree trembles
    • whistle-chirrup whisperings

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  1. The poem has been titles as The Laburnum Top and the title holds a lot of significance. This poem is based on the activities which happen on the branches (on the top) of the laburnum tree. In the poem, it is the season of autumn and the laburnum tree is silent and still. Its leaves have turned yelloRead more

    The poem has been titles as The Laburnum Top and the title holds a lot of significance. This poem is based on the activities which happen on the branches (on the top) of the laburnum tree.

    In the poem, it is the season of autumn and the laburnum tree is silent and still. Its leaves have turned yellow. Suddenly a goldfinch appears to feed its chicks and chirping of birds begin. There is thrill, noise, hustle and bustle.

    Laburnum tree is home for goldfinch and its young ones. On the other hand, the birds are the reason for happiness of the tree. All this happens on the top of laburnum tree. Hence the title of this poem is suitable and justified.

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  1. The phrase "Her barred face identity mask” acts as transferred epithet in the poem The Laburnum Top. This phrase has deep meanings. First it refers to the bird whose identity is masked (hidden( because of flowers around her. Her young ones are able to recognise only when she comes near to them and tRead more

    The phrase “Her barred face identity mask” acts as transferred epithet in the poem The Laburnum Top. This phrase has deep meanings. First it refers to the bird whose identity is masked (hidden( because of flowers around her.

    Her young ones are able to recognise only when she comes near to them and they start chirping. The word “barred” – is an adjective for the flowers of the laburnum tree and has been transferred to the bird.

    There is another meanings of this phrase. The goldfinch bird is supposed to be free and flying everywhere. However her identity has been barred and is now behaving like mask on the tree.

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  1. In the poem The Laburnum Top thickness refers to the branches of Laburnum Tree in which goldfinch's young ones live. Machine refers to the collective chirping of the young ones of the goldfinch who are hungry and for whom goldfinch has brought food. Read summary of this poem.

    In the poem The Laburnum Top thickness refers to the branches of Laburnum Tree in which goldfinch’s young ones live. Machine refers to the collective chirping of the young ones of the goldfinch who are hungry and for whom goldfinch has brought food.

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  1. The bird flirts out to a branch and shows her barred face identity because she is quite concerned about the safety of her young ones. Moreover he barred face identity mask helps her young ones to recognise her. Read summary of this poem.

    The bird flirts out to a branch and shows her barred face identity because she is quite concerned about the safety of her young ones. Moreover he barred face identity mask helps her young ones to recognise her.

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