Explain ‘fruitful pride’ in The Bangle Sellers.

QuestionsExplain ‘fruitful pride’ in The Bangle Sellers.
Harshitha asked 3 years ago

What special significance does the phrase ‘fruitful pride’ hold in the poem The Bangle Sellers by Sarojini Naidu?

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Jayanta Kumar Maity Staff answered 3 years ago

‘Fruitful pride’ is the pride that is not harmful but beneficial. Here it delivers a sense of fulfilment of the middle-aged woman who has reared her sons with care and maintained the household successfully for a long time now. The woman takes pride in her achievements in the family and that helps her do the same otherwise-monotonous household chores happily on a regular basis.

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