In "The Way to Rainy Mountain," what does the narrator mean when he talks about the crickets and the moon?

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When the narrator looks at the full moon, he also sees a cricket in his line of vision. For a brief moment, it seems that the cricket is actually in the moon itself, taking up the entire space of the gleaming white disc in the sky. This remarkable sight causes the narrator to reflect on a number of themes that will become important in the rest of the book.

For one thing, he introduces the moon as...

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