attitude in the United States. Whether the reality of life in the
family house is sweet or no sweet, the cherished ideal of home _____1_____
has great importance for many people.
This ideal is a vital part of the American dream. This dream,
dramatized in the history of nineteenth century European settlers
of American West, was to find a piece of place, build a house _____2_____
for one’s family, and started a farm. These small households were _____3_____
portraits of independence: the entire family- mother, father, children,
even grandparents-live in a small house and working together to _____4_____
support each other. Anyone understood the life-and-death importance _____5_____
of family cooperation and hard work. Although most people in the
United States no longer live on farms, but the ideal of home ownership _____6_____
is just as strong in the twentieth century as it was in the nineteenth.
When U.S soldiers came home before World WarⅡ, for example, _____7_____
they dreamed of buying houses and starting families. But there was _____8_____
a tremendous boom in home building. The new houses, typically in
the suburbs, were often small and more or less identical, but it satisfied _____9_____
a deep need. Many regarded the single-family house the basis of their _____10_____
way of life.
1 将no改为 not
Solitude is a good place to visit but a poor place to stay.
There is a vacant piece of land near the house; we can build there.
8 将But改为 And
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. And that’s my religion.
10 在house the中间加入介词as