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Additi , asked a question
Subject: English , asked on 22/5/15

summary of the poem - the ant and the cricket

suruchi11 , added an answer, on 26/12/11
20 helpful votes in English

This poem is about a cricket who doesn't work during summer,dats why he was not having food during winters. dats y when he went 2 ant in d search of food...ant refused 2 give food 2 him...this gives us inspiration to work all d time without intervals.... bcoz d whole world is selfish no one is going to help u in ur bad days....

Always Remember"TODAYS' SAVING IS TOMMORROWS' INCOME"...

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Amal Prasad , added an answer, on 26/12/11
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 It is a fable in poetic form. A fable is a story, often with animals as characters,that conveys a moral.This poem about an ant and a cricket contains an idea of far reaching significance, which is as true of a four legged cricket as of a two legged ones. You must have seen a cricket that has two leggs.This is the story of a cricket who spent his summer singing. When the winter came he started starving. He went to ant and wished to borrow grain. But they asked him what he did in summer.He replied that he sang in the summer. They asked him to dance in winter. There are crickets in our society. Some have four legs some have two.

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Ayush Shaji , added an answer, on 30/5/17
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The poem ant and cricket tells that during the summer season cricket used to enjoy and ant used to work. When the winter came cricket was not having enough food to eat so he goes to the ant for help
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Aswin Chand , added an answer, on 29/11/16
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It is a fable in poetic form. A fable is a story, often with animals as characters,that conveys a moral.
  This is a poem about a silly young cricket and an ant. Cricket was only singing all day long and used to enjoy his good times during summer season. He didn't plan anything for the future. 

When winter arrives, cricket couldn't find a small amount of food to eat. So, the cricket thinks of going to miser ant to borrow food and to get shelter. Then, the cricket knocked on the ant´s door asking for help.

The ant gives a very important lesson of life during its conversation with the cricket. Ant says that ants neither borrow from somebody nor lend to somebody. Ants are hardworking creatures and save for the future. The ant asks the cricket what it was doing during happier times. On hearing the cricket indulged in dancing and singing and making merry, the ant asks the cricket to try dancing and singing once again during rough times.

Moral: We should happy moments but should not ignore our future. Careful planning is essential for everyone and it ensures a secure future


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Samay Jain , added an answer, on 23/6/17
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This poem tells about the cricket mean insect who is very lazy and do not do anywork in summer .he always sing the song so during winter he have nothing to eat and than he goes to the ants for food but they said "we ants never borrow and never lend" and they also said that if you can sing ina summer so you can also dance in winter
Means the moral is that hardwork is the key of succes
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Samiksha , added an answer, on 21/7/17
may i no what is meant of 2
 
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Bull , added an answer, on 5/6/15
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This is a story aboutt ant and the cricket ball
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Rahul , added an answer, on 29/6/13
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Basil Ansar , added an answer, on 9/3/13
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 ant and cricket the poet is snnonymous means noone

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Manasij N S , added an answer, on 14/6/13
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Oh Basil it is anonymous and they are not asking the author.They are asking about a descriptionof the story. 

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