41.四、文意選填 10% (10 格 每格 1 分)
Kun-shan Hsieh is a Taiwanese painter 41_____________ I all over the world. What
makes him even greater is that he has no arms and only one leg. He paints by holding
the 42_____________ B in his teeth.
Hsieh was born in a poor family in Taitung in 1958. He left school when he was
young and worked as a factory worker. Unfortunately, he got a serious electric shock,
which caused bad 43_____________ F on his body. The accident left him 44_____________ H , since
doctors needed to cut off most of his right arm, entire left arm, and one leg to save his
life. Although he needed help like a baby after the accident, he wanted to learn to care
Hsieh made a 45_____________ G and a long hook that could be attached to the rest of his
right arm. On the device, there’s a spoon to help him 46_____________ C himself; with the
hook, he is able to zip his pants.
47_____________ J , to make a living, he took art classes and learned to paint with his mouth.
He created oil paintings to help 48_____________ A his wife and two children. Hsieh’s
efforts and 49_____________ D have made him one of the most famous “mouth painters” in
Hsieh once said, “There are no difficulties in life; there’re only 50_____________ E to
meet and problems to solve.” His story has not only inspired many people, but also
reflected what he truly believes.
(AB) burns (AC) device (AD) disabled (AE) known (BC) besides
(BD) effort (BE) achievement