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Birches, Robert Frost, 1916

Frost, Robert. "Birches." Modern American Poetry, edited by Louis Untermeyer, Harcourt, Brace and Howe, 1919.

In context, "stir" and "enamel" (line 9) refer to

A

the motion of the ice-laden branches blown by the wind.

B

the action of the trees' bark cracking.

C

the commotion caused by the ice storm.

D

the sun's heat, which melts the ice.

E

the tree's branches breaking off due to the ice and wind.