Write an essay of 160-200 words based on the following drawing. In your essay， you should
1） describe the drawing briefly，
2） explain its intended meaning， and then
3） give your comments.
You should write neatly on ANSHWER SHEET 2. （20 points）
A Hot Pot of Cultures， Both Delicious and Nutritious
In the picture above is a large hot pot. But different from the traditional Chinese hot pot， in which you see beef or lamb， luncheon meat， mushrooms， and a variety of vegetables， in this hot pot are various “cultural foodstuffs” of both Chinese and foreign origins： Confucius， Aristotle， and Shakespeare； Taoism， Greek mythology， etc.
What lies behind the picture， or “buried” in the hot pot， is clear： for the construction of the Chinese culture and the future， materials of both Chinese and foreign features are indispensable.
We are living in an age when economic globalization is not only heard over the media but also seen and felt in the reality of our daily life. No nation or country can maintain its well-being by living on and by itself. The history of China in the last half of the 20th century has provided a whole pack of vivid and convincing experiences， both of successes and failures， in that consideration. Only from the various and varied sources of the other nations， together that of with our own， can we obtain sufficient nutriments for a Chinese culture worth her pride and her leadership in the present and the future world. （197 words）