II. 完型填空 （共20小题；每小题1.5分，满分30分）
Once a little kid spotted a fascinating caterpillar and cautiously picked it up home. He 21 his mother if he could keep it. She agreed if he’d take good care. Then he was given a large jar with a 22 in. Every day he observed and brought it fresh 23 to eat. Two months later it climbed up the stick, acting strangely. He 24 called his mother over and was told it was creating a cocoon (茧) and that it would become a butterfly. He can’t wait to see the 25 .
Days later he’s 26 to find a tiny hole in the cocoon and something starting to struggle to come out. 27 he soon became concerned. It appeared that it’s making no progress. So he decided to 28 . He ran to the tool-kit, jogged back with 29 and cut the cocoon to make the hole 30 . The butterfly quickly appeared, with a 31 body and wrinkled wings. But he kept expecting, firmly believing 32 the body would shrink (缩水) and that its wings would 33 . But neither happened! The butterfly spent the rest of its life crawling around.
Finally they went to a local 34 . They were told the butterfly was supposed to struggle. 35 , its struggle was God’s way to push it through the tiny opening of the cocoon 36 the fluid out of its body and into its wings. Without the struggle, it would never ever 37 .