The Cricket in Times Square - Chapter Two: Mario Summary & Analysis

George Selden
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Mario follows the chirping sound, tracing it to a pile of waste and carefully sorts through it until he finds the small insect that he is looking for. Cupping the cricket carefully in his hand, he walks back to the newsstand and lays the it on a Kleenex. Then he takes another tissue from the box and gently taps the cricket's shell, antennae, wings, and legs until the dirt falls away. The cricket is still black, but now he has a glossy sheen. He looks around the station until he finds a matchbox. Then he lays down a folded piece of Kleenex inside and puts the cricket inside. The cricket settles himself in and Mario wonders if he is hungry. He breaks off a small piece of a chocolate bar from his pocket and holds it out on his finger. The cricket...

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