Artists use caricature to distort the human face or figure for comic affect, __1__
while at the same time capturing an identifiable likeness and suggests the essence __2__
of the personality or character beneath the surface. The humor lies in the fact __3__
the caricature is recognizable, and yet exaggerated.
From their origin in Europe as witty sketches, caricature grew through __4__
the eighteenth and nineteenth century, becoming enormously popular in __5__
the United States early in this century. In 1920s and 1930s especially,
this lively form of illustration was appeared in newspapers and __6__
magazines throughout the country. The caricaturists in this era drew his __7__
portraits of important figures primary to entertain. In spirit their work was __8__
close to the humor of the fast-developing comic strip and gag cartoon than to the __9__
string of political satire. Their subjects were more often amusing than offended __10__
by amiable attacks.
2. 将suggests改为 suggesting
这里指代复数名词 the caricaturists
10. 将amusing改为 amused