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As evident from the first 6 opening lines of the poem, it is ecologically correct to say that people often think of other things while performing their daily routines. “A gull flies low over the car and you follow it, briefly your eyes elsewhere” (Lawrence 1-3). Here, the poem tries to bring other matters in just as it wants to define the narrator’s thoughts. It is entirely deliberate that the poem ends not with the gull fly which seems to be the subject at first, with an account of the effects on the poet is to remind the narrator that “When you look away the traffic gleams and stops” (10-12). The narrator of the poem is quick to flaunt the conventions of meaning, turning away from its main subject at every opportunity. The shape of the poem, vision and language used by Lawrence is complicated and the generalizations are difficult to deal with. Going through the lines of the poem, it is evident that Lawrence wanted to erase the barriers that exist between imagined reality and real ...

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