Explain the contrast of theme in John Keats' poem, "On the Grasshopper and Cricket." Explain in full details.

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John Keats' poem, "On the Grasshopper and Cricket," is a wonderful poem.

Keats, as a second-generation Romantic poet, pays special attention to nature in his poem, which is a characteristic of this kind of writing: the return to, and admiration for, nature.

Keats' first line tells use that "the poetry of earth is never dead." He states that it as a living thing, and, indeed, in his poem he proves just that: the creatures come alive to the reader.

First of all, Keats allows the reader to care for the grasshopper immediately, personifying him as a creature who after he has...

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