B. At length his wish He starts to spread mobada Around his head In big sound fronds: at i. What, according to the poet, does the

B. At length his wish
He starts to spread
mobada
Around his head
In big sound fronds:
at
i. What, according to the poet, does the tree wish?
ii. In the poet’s imagination, what does the tree think about its fronds? von Lune
iii. What does the poet compare the palm tree to? How apt or suitable is this comparison?
c. But when the wind
Is still at last
And the leaves hushed.
Back homeward then
dows desde
He turns his thoughts
i. Where do the thoughts of the tree turn?
ii. What does the poet mean by when the wind/Is still?
iii. Where was the mind of the tree before this?
3. What is the poem about? In two or three lines, summarize the subject of the poem.
4. What is the mood or atmosphere of the poem? Does it sound happy, sad, defiant, thoughtful,
triumphant or unemotional:
5. Does the
poet offer us a message or a point of view through this poem? If so, what is it?

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