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  1. The phrase "wrought a silence" is used to describe the condition of living things during the winter's evening. It is chilling cold outside and snow is everywhere. Wrought means to exert (force upon) something. Hence the winter has forced the humans as well as animals to remain silence. Read summaryRead more

    The phrase “wrought a silence” is used to describe the condition of living things during the winter’s evening. It is chilling cold outside and snow is everywhere. Wrought means to exert (force upon) something. Hence the winter has forced the humans as well as animals to remain silence.

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  1. Warmth simply means warm. During winters, the people keep their home warm using fire. The cricket creeps into the kitchen near the stove which is burning. It keeps increasing the heat. So for the cricket, heat keeps increasing which makes it feel more comfortable. Read summary of this poem.

    Warmth simply means warm. During winters, the people keep their home warm using fire. The cricket creeps into the kitchen near the stove which is burning. It keeps increasing the heat. So for the cricket, heat keeps increasing which makes it feel more comfortable.

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  1. According to the poet, the poetry (singing and merry-making) never ends though it may be summer or winter. Her merry-making is not limited to spring. During the hot summer, grasshopper sings while in the winters, cricket sings. So the nature is always alive and merry-making. Read summary of this poeRead more

    According to the poet, the poetry (singing and merry-making) never ends though it may be summer or winter. Her merry-making is not limited to spring. During the hot summer, grasshopper sings while in the winters, cricket sings. So the nature is always alive and merry-making.

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  1. The poetry of earth is its nature of being alive. Plants, flowers, animals, insects etc all make up the nature. All of them keep the earth merry-making. During spring, flowers bloom and all the birds chirp. During summer when birds hide themselves from heat of sun, grasshopper takes the lead and keeRead more

    The poetry of earth is its nature of being alive. Plants, flowers, animals, insects etc all make up the nature. All of them keep the earth merry-making. During spring, flowers bloom and all the birds chirp.

    During summer when birds hide themselves from heat of sun, grasshopper takes the lead and keeps singing and when winter appears, grasshopper is heard no more. Then appears the cricket which keeps singing. So, the nature always remains alive and merry-making irrespective of season.

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  1. The phrase "take the lead in summer luxury" is used for the grasshopper's singing. According to the poet, when the sun heats up during the summer, all the birds hide themselves and their chirping is heard no more. At such a time, the grasshopper appears and takes the lead of keeping the nature aliveRead more

    The phrase “take the lead in summer luxury” is used for the grasshopper’s singing. According to the poet, when the sun heats up during the summer, all the birds hide themselves and their chirping is heard no more.

    At such a time, the grasshopper appears and takes the lead of keeping the nature alive. It keeps singing and hopping from one hedge to the other.

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  1. The grasshopper symbolises the alive nature even in the burning sun of summer. It is the symbol of merry-making nature which never dies because of harsh weather. Read summary of this poem.

    The grasshopper symbolises the alive nature even in the burning sun of summer. It is the symbol of merry-making nature which never dies because of harsh weather.

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