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Have you ever read Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland It was written by Lewis Carroll. He was an English writer, poet, scientist, photographer, and priest. His real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, and Lewis Carroll was his pen name. He was born in 1832 and died in 1898.
He is most famous for writing two children’s fantasy books about a young girl called Alice. They were titled Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and through the looking-Glass (1872).
He also wrote two famous poems called “The Hunting of the Snake” and “The Jabberwocky”. What is important about these poems is that he made up many new words to use in them. He was an expert at “word play” and used words in many different ways. Some of these ways were quite new. And this has influenced members of the literary elite who are well educated about English. Many people still study his work and his life today.
Although they seem to have been written for children, Lewis Carroll’s books and poems have been enjoyed by people of all ages. If you have not read Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, which is also referred to by the short title Alice in Wonderland, you should read it soon. No matter how old you are, you will find it exciting and enjoyable.
【1】Who wrote Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
A. Charles Dodgson. B. Jabberwocky
C. Alice D. Jane Fleeb.
【2】How many poems did Lewis Carroll write
A. One. B. Two.
C. Three. D. Four.
【3】From the passage, we know __________ like reading Alice in Wonderland.
A. only children B. young people
C. only adults D. people of all ages
【4】According to the passage, we can infer Lewis Carroll was __________.
A. a woman writer B. a Japanese writer
C. an American writer D. an imaginative writer

参考答案与解析

【答案】
【1】 A
【2】 B
【3】 D
【4】 D
【解析】
本文主要介绍英国作家刘易斯·卡罗尔。他是英国作家、诗人、科学家、摄影师和牧师。他的真名是查尔斯·路德维吉·多奇森,刘易斯·卡罗尔是他的笔名。他生于1832年,死于1898年。他最出名的是写了两本关于儿童的书---《爱丽丝梦游仙境》和《走到镜子里》;
他还写了两首著名的诗---《猎蛇》和《贾伯沃基》。
【1】题意:谁写了《爱丽丝梦游仙境》?考查细节理解题。根据第一段第一、二句Have you ever read Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland It was written by Lewis Carroll.(你读过《爱丽丝梦游仙境》吗?这是刘易斯·卡罗尔写的。)和第四句His real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, and Lewis Carroll was his pen name.(他的真名是查尔斯·路德维吉·多奇森,刘易斯·卡罗尔是他的笔名。)可知Charles Dodgson写了《爱丽丝梦游仙境》,选A。
【2】题意:刘易斯·卡罗尔写了多少首诗?考查细节理解题。根据第三段第一句He also wrote two famous poems called “The Hunting of the Snake” and “The Jabberwocky”.(他还写了两首著名的诗,分别叫《猎蛇》和《贾伯沃基》。)可知刘易斯·卡罗尔写了两首诗,故选B。
【3】题意:从这一段,我们知道_____________喜欢读《爱丽丝梦游仙境》。考查细节理解题。A. only children只有孩子;B. young people年轻人;C. only adults只有成年人;D. people of all ages各个年龄段的人。根据第四段第一句Although they seem to have been written for children, Lewis Carroll’s books and poems have been enjoyed by people of all ages.(虽然这些书似乎是为孩子们写的,但刘易斯·卡罗尔的书和诗却被各个年龄段的人所喜爱。)可知各个年龄段的人喜欢读《爱丽丝梦游仙境》。选D。
【4】题意:根据本文,我们可以推断出刘易斯·卡罗尔_________。考查细节理解题。A. a woman writer女作家;B. a Japanese writer日本作家;C. an American writer美国作家;D. an imaginative富有想象力的作家。根据第三段第二句What is important about these poems is that he made up many new words to use in them. He was an expert at “word play” and used words in many different ways. Some of these ways were quite new.(这些诗最重要的是他编造了许多新词用在其中。他是“文字游戏”的专家,用词的方式多种多样。其中一些方法是相当新的。)可知“刘易斯·卡罗尔是富有想象力的作家。”可知选D。