Write an essay of 160-200 words based on the following pictures. In y
essay. You should
1) describe the pictures briefly.
2) interpret the meaning,and
3) give your comments.
You should write neatly on the ANSWER SHEET. (20 points)
“Possessing books or reading books”-the cation accurately conveys the
crucial information of the cartoon. Relaxing in a chair and leaning against
backrest, the boy on the left looks satisfied with his book collection, yet he
does not show any willingness to read any of them. And he says, “I have
collected such an abundance of books”. Apparently, his ignorance hinders him to
acquire knowledge. On the contrary, the other sitting in front of his desk plans
to read 20 books this year, which, in my view, is a feasible plan.
“Reading makes one’s mind bright and clear”, says Voltaire. It means the
books nurture readers’ mind and craft their intelligence. Without being read,
untouched books are merely dried wood-pulp. The picture serves as the best
revelation of people’s attitude towards books and readings: some individuals
misunderstand, intentionally or unintentionally, knowledge as possession of
books, leading to their vanity; on the contrary, those wise readers thirsty for
knowledge, treat books as the origin of intelligence and reading as the process
of getting treasure of knowledge.
As college students, when facing the fast-paced society, we definitely need
the nutrients from books to build our mind and to broaden our horizon. The best
and shortest way of getting knowledge is reading books not simply collecting