Write central idea of the poem 'Ant and he Cricket '


The is a poem about a young cricket and an ant. Cricket was interested in only singing all day long and used to enjoy his good times during the summer season. He didn't plan anything for the future.
When winter arrived, cricket couldn't find a small amount of food to eat. So, the cricket thinks of going to miser ant to borrow food and shelter. Then, the cricket went to the ant and asked for help.

The ant gives a crucial lesson about 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. 

Central idea: We should have happy moments but should not ignore our future. Careful planning is necessary for everyone and it ensures a secure future.

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