Explain “marriage fire” in the poem “The Bangle Sellers”.

QuestionsExplain “marriage fire” in the poem “The Bangle Sellers”.
SHAHNAWAZ asked 12 months ago

What does “marriage fire” mean in Sarojini Naidu’s poem “The Bangle Sellers”?

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Jayanta Kumar Maity Staff answered 6 months ago

Marriage is a social institution and many customs and rituals are associated with it in different cultures throughout the world.
 
In a typical Indian set-up, marriage fire is lit as such a ritualistic exercise. In the poem, “marriage fire” also has a symbolic meaning indicating to the passion of a newly-made relation through marriage.

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