The Grasshopper and the Bell Cricket by Yasunari Kawabata

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How does the grasshopper enliven nature?

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In terms of this short story, you could say that the grasshoppers enliven nature because not only are there so many of them but they make such a distinctive noise that it brings all the children outside to look for insects.

The narrator loves to watch the children looking for the insects, and on this particular occasion, he observes a young boy making his lantern out of paper. Other children follow...

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