bangle-sellers
1. how has the poet used her descriptive skills to pfresent the fact?give 2 examples.
2.bangle selleres can sell their goods anywhere why do they choose th temple fair?
3.which fig. of speech is used in the "rainbow tintedf circles of light"?explain what and how it is linked to the happiness of daughters & wives.
4.what role do the bangle sellers play in a traditonal indian set up.
5.how are bangles compared to new born leaves.
6.state the colours of the bangles meant for a maiden what do these colous symbolize?
7.what is being compared to fields of sunlit corn.why.
8.what do u undertstand by the phrases "bridal laughter" & "bridal tear".with what have they been compared.
9.weddings are befitting occassions for wearing bangles.in what ways does the poet associate bangles with a bride.
10.comment on the changes in the life of a woman vis-a-vis the colour of her bangles.
 

Asked by naganshul520 | 23rd Jun, 2017, 07:15: PM

Expert Answer:

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1. how has the poet used her descriptive skills to present the fact? give 2 examples.

The poet uses sight and sound words like ‘Rainbow-tinted circles’ and ‘Tinkling, luminous,’ to present facts about bangles in the poem.

2. bangle selleres can sell their goods anywhere why do they choose th temple fair?

A temple fair is a place where women from all ages and walks of life are sure to visit.

3. which fig. of speech is used in the "rainbow tintedf circles of light"? explain what and how it is linked to the happiness of daughters & wives.

The figure of speech is metaphor. A rainbow is often symbolic of happiness and cheer. The lives of daughters and wives is being compared to the happiness that one feels upon seeing a rainbow.  

4. what role do the bangle sellers play in a traditonal indian set up.

Bangles are an essential ornament for most of the women in India. From little girls to young maidens, from newly wedded brides to seasoned women of the house, every woman likes to adorn her hands with bangles. A bangle ceremony is one of the most auspicious pre-wedding rituals and a bangle seller is the most important person during that event. As the poet suggests, every age group has different colours and bangle designs assigned, symbolic of different phases of the life of a woman.

5.how are bangles compared to new born leaves.

Bangles are compared to being like the glow on the tender new leaves.

6.state the colours of the bangles meant for a maiden what do these colous symbolize?

The colours meant for the maidens silver and blue as though being the mountain mist, free and dreamy.

7.what is being compared to fields of sunlit corn.why.

The bangles meant for a bride on her wedding day are compared to the sunlit corn because of its rich hues and

8.what do u undertstand by the phrases "bridal laughter" & "bridal tear". with what have they been compared.

Bridal laughter refers to a happy bride and bridal tear refers to a daughter bidding adieu to her family after the wedding. The two phrases have been compared to the tinkling, luminous, tender, and clear bangles rich in the colours of a woman’s desires.

9.weddings are befitting occassions for wearing bangles.in what ways does the poet associate bangles with a bride.

The poet associates tinkling luminous bangles with the rich hues of the dreams and desires of a bride.

10.comment on the changes in the life of a woman vis-a-vis the colour of her bangles.

The poet has mentioned three stages of a woman’s life: maidenhood, bride, middle-age.

The colours associated with the bangles for maidens are silver and blue, which are symbolic of freshness and neutrality. The colours associated with brides is yellow and red, expressing warmth and desires. Finally, the colour associated with the middle age is purple and grey with a touch of gold to show maturity, experience, and responsibility. 

Answered by Snehal Naik | 26th Jun, 2017, 04:13: PM

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