Why use ‘cry’ for fruitmen’s call (In The Bazaars of Hyderabad)

QuestionsWhy use ‘cry’ for fruitmen’s call (In The Bazaars of Hyderabad)
Anonymous asked 2 years ago

Why does the poet use the word ‘cry’ to refer to the fruitmen’s call in the poem ‘In The Bazaars of Hyderabad’?

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Jayanta Kumar Maity Staff answered 2 years ago

The fruitmen generally shout their trade cry very loudly to attract more buyers. So this is only appropriate to use the word ‘cry’ to refer to their call. It was very much necessary to use the right words to represent the real picture of the market well before our eyes.

Kaira answered 1 year ago

As the fruitman always shout and atrract people to come at his stall and buy things so the word cry has been used for the fruitman

Arunadhi answered 2 weeks ago

The traders usually shout to attract people, so ‘cry’ is used as a poetic word for shout

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