The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter
The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter Love Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (Line)
I desired my dust to be mingled with yours (12)
There are two ways to look at this line. The most positive way is to understand that the wife wants to be as united with her husband absolutely—she wants to be united at the molecular level. The more complex way is to see how the wife and husband give up their separate identities to the other person when they're married.