8 English Chapter 8 On Grasshopper And Cricket

Chapter Notes and Summary
• This poem is of nature that how poetry of earth never ceases. It goes on through summer and winter.
Grasshopper and Cricket are used as symbols. This poem is written by John Keats.
• poet says that poetry of earth never ends, when all birds hide and protect themselves in trees, a voice runs throughout place, it is of grasshopper. It comes out and enjoys luxury of summer; it takes rest under weeds and enjoys.
• poetry never ceases in winters also. In lonely winter evenings, when frost brings silence, sound of cricket’s song brings warmth and seems as though one is half lost in drowsiness. This is time when grasshopper hides among some grassy hills.

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