QUESTION 35 - 37
다음 글을 읽고, 물음에 답하시오.
Physical recovery is a matter of the mind as well as of the body, and the slightest shadow on the mind may, in a condition of low vitality, retard and even defeat recovery. Florence Nightingale's almost passionate advocacy of flowers in the sick bedroom was based on the necessity of the creation of a certain state of mind in the patient. There are few more curious revelations in that moving record by Georges Duhamel of medical experiences during the war, than the case of the man who died of a pimple on his nose. He had been hideously mutilated in battle and was brought into hospital a sheer wreck; but he was slowly patched up and seemed to have been saved when a pimple appeared on his nose. It was nothing in itself, but it was enough to produce a mental state that ________________________________. It assumed a fantastic importance in the mind of the patient who, having survived the heavy blows of fate, died of something less than a pin-prick. It is not difficult to understand that so fragile a hold of life might yield to the sudden discovery that you were lying in No. 13 bed.
- Alfred G. Gardiner: Windfalls
빈칸에 들어가기에 가장 적절한 것은?
(A) discouraged the medical team from performing another surgery
(B) led the patient to reject rehabilitation treatment
(C) diverted the patient‘s thinking to avoiding encounters with other people
(D) checked the flickering return of life
36. ~ 37.
다음 글을 읽고, 물음에 답하시오.
Variation is a common attribute of organic life; and the forms best adapted to particular circumstances are the forms (A)which survive longest and carry on their kind. Life is always a struggle, and the fittest for the time being are (B)those which thrive best in their surroundings. The intensity of the struggle for existence, even in (C)such large and open an arena as (D)that of the ocean, is shown by the small number of fish which arrive at maturity in comparison with the immense number of eggs produced. It is estimated that of the five million or more eggs borne by a single codfish, all except two or three meet with untimely deaths at some stage of their career from the egg to the mature adult.
- Sir Richard Gregory: Discovery, or the Spirit and Service of Science
밑줄 친 (A)~(D) 중, 어법에 맞지 않는 표현을 고르시오(단답식).
다음은 본문에 나오는 낱말에 대한 설명입니다. 본문에서의 뜻으로 어울리지 않는 것은 무엇인가요?
(A) variation: Foreseen difference or deviation from the normal or recognized form, function, or structure that human can control.
(B) adapt: To make suitable to or fit for a specific use or situation.
(C) thrive: To grow vigorously; flourish.
(D) intensity: Exceptionally great concentration, power, or force.