UNDERSTANDING THE POEM
B. On the basis of your reading of the poem, complete the following statements meaningfully.
1. silver, blue
2. they, side, river
4. flame, marriage fire
5. flame, heart’s
7. cherished, household
C. Read these extracts from the poem and answer that follow.
1. (a) Those hands who has journeyed through life midway.
(b) These hands have cherished their sons.
(c) These hands are ornamented by purple and gold flecked grey bangles.
(d) These hands are very much essential for a child to be grown up. Every successful man are because of these hands. So, these hands are important in the development of human race.
2. (a) ‘Her’ refer to Brides.
(b) Two adjectives used by the poet to describe the bangles of the bride are–