In the poem The Bangle Sellers by Sarojini Naidu, why has the poet compared red colour of bangles to the flame of the marriage fire?
Or, Explain the line: some are like the flame of her marriage fire
In literature, flame of fire generally represent passion of heart. In Naidu’s poem, the red coloured bangles that the bride wear on her wedding night express the desire and passion of her newly made relation with her husband. The poet has actually summed it up well in the two lines —
Some, like the flame of her marriage fire,
Or, rich with the hue of her heart’s desire,