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2018下半年浙江高考真题I start every summer with the best of intention

时间:2018-11-07 17:43  作者:David  来源:本站整理

 I start every summer with the best of intentions:to attack one big book from the past, aclassic that I was supposed to have read when young and ambitious. Often the pairings ofbooks and settings have been purely accidental: "Moby Dick"on a three-day cross-countrytrain trip: “The Magic Mountain” in a New England beachside cottage with no locks on thedoors, no telephones or televisions in the rooms, and little to do beyond row on the salt pond. Attempting "The Man Without Qualities"on a return to Hawaii, my native state, however, was less fruitful: I made it through one and a quarter volumes (册), then decided that I'd gotthe point and went swimming instead.
But this summer I find myself at a loss. I’m not quite interested in Balzac, say, or“Tristram Shandy.”There’s always War and Peace, which I've covered some distanceseveral times, only to get bogged down in the"War" part, set it aside for a while, and realizethat I have to start over from the beginning again, having forgotten everyone’s name andsocial rank. How appealing to simply fall back on a favorite-once more into"The Waves"or“Justine,” which feels almost like cheating, too exciting and too much fun to properly belongin serious literature.
And then there’s Stendhal's "The Red and the Black, "which happens to be the name ofmy favorite cocktail (鸡尾酒)of the summer, created by Michael Cecconi at Savoy and BackForty. It is easy to drink, and knocking back three or four seems like such a delightful idea.Cecconi's theory: "I take whatever’s fresh at the greenmarket and turn it into liquid. "Theresult is a pure shot of afternoon in the park, making one feel cheerful and peaceful all at once, lying on uncut grass with eyes shut, sun beating through the lids...

27. What can we infer about the author from the first paragraph?
A. He has a cottage in New England.      B. He shows talents for literature.
C. He enjoys reading when traveling.      D. He admires a lot of great writers.

28. What do the underlined words"get bogged down"in paragraph 2 mean?
A. Get confused.                      B. Be carried away.
C. Be interrupted.                     D. Make no progress.
29. Why does the author say reading his favorite books feels like cheating?
A. He finishes them quickly. B. He should read something serious.
C. He barely understands them.          D. He has read them many times before.
30. What can be a suitable title for the text?
A. The Books of Summer.              B. My Summer Holidays.
C. To Read or Not to Read.            D. It's Never Too Late to Read.

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答案 27. C 28. D 29. B 30. A

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