wind dance the branches of a tree In the beginning of the movie Wind River there is this sentence: There’s a meadow in my perfect world, where wind dances the branches of a tree, casting leopard spots of light across the face of a pond… What exactly "wind dances the branches" mean? Does it dance with them or it makes the branches dance?
Sep 28, 2019 9:35 AM
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Like Viv says, the wind is moving the branches so they appear to dance. The writer is using a metaphor to create an image in our minds .... the wind blowing, with the branches seeming to 'dance' in choreographed response. In conversation, you wouldn't say it (very often), but this style of writing is very, very common in novels or literature.
September 28, 2019
It means the wind makes the branches move or dance. However, this is a very unusual, poetic way of saying this and would not be used in every day language.
September 28, 2019
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