Read the lines given below and answer the questions
?Then sleek as a lizard, and alert and abrupt,
She enters the thickness, and a machine starts up
Of chitterings and a tremor of wings, and trilling
The whole tree trembles and thrills.
a) Explain the figure of speech used in these lines
b) What is the ?machine? referred to in line 2?
c) Explain the meaning of the last line.

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A) metaphor and simile
b) The tree is compared to a machine that works on engine
c)  When the goldfinch arrives on the tree to feed its young ones, the tree trembles just like a machine does when it is started.


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