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Or pulled out entirely, out from the earth-cave,
And the strength of the tree exposed
The source, white and wet,
The most sensitive, hidden for years inside the earth.
(i) What is the theme of the poem from which the above stanza is taken?
(ii) When is the strength of the tree exposed?
(iii) What does ‘The source’ refer to?
(iv) What is a synonym for the word ‘sensitive’?
(v) Where does the strength of a tree lie?

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The strength of the tree lies in its root. The root is the source of the tree’s life. It is the most sensitive because it has been hidden for years inside the earth and once the root is exposed to sun and air, it shrivels and withers and the tree dies.

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