QUESTION 44 - 45
44. ~ 45.
다음 글을 읽고, 물음에 답하시오.
American writers seem even more (A)exuberant and less restrained by a respect for words than English writers. Possibly their (B)polyglot traditions make them less (C)fastidious and less aware of the real meanings. But as long as the principles of clearness and sincerity are jealously maintained, the bad mean words will surely die out in time. The language is the living embodiment of the soul of a people; the American often seems to make more noise than necessary to attract attention to himself. For, after all, the exaggerated style and the crude colours of the popular journalist are as frequently due to (D)vanity as to sheer inability to state information clearly and straightforwardly. The use of coarse or blatant words with intent to surprise or shock is often _____________________________________.
- H. E. Goad: Language in History
다음 중, 빈칸에 들어가기에 가장 적절한 것은?
(A) no more than exhibitionism on the part of a young writer
(B) the explosive expression of genuine young writer
(C) sheer lack of experience in the English speech
(D) the traditional writing style of American literature
(A)~ (D)의 낱말에 대한 다음 설명 중, 문맥상 어색한 것은?
(A) Full of unrestrained enthusiasm or joy.
(B) A mixture or confusion of languages.
(C) Possessing or displaying careful, meticulous attention to detail.
(D) A person's high standing among others; honor or esteem.