While acting may run in the family，it wasn't Angelina Jolie‘s only choice when thinking about her future. Although Jolie has studied her craft(技艺)since childhood，at one point the 26-year-old，who stars this month in Tomb Raider with her father，actor John Voight，wanted to be a funeral(殡葬)director.“I thought that the crossing over could be a beautiful thing and a time of comfort when people could reach out to each other.”
Tradition(传统)is always attractive and interesting to Jolie，who moved with her mother，Marcheline Bertand，and brother after her parents separated when she was two.“I never had one home. I never had an attic(阁楼)that had old things in it. We always moved，so I was never rooted anywhere. And I always dreamed of having that attic of things that I could go back and have a look. I'm very drawn to some things that are tradition，that are roots，and I think that may be why I paid such special attention to funerals.”
Finally，she chose acting.“Following in my father's footsteps，”she says，“is an interesting thing，because I think we speak to each other through our work. You don‘t really know your parents in a certain way，and they don't really know you. So he can watch a film and see how I am as a woman，the way I’m dealing with a husband who's been hurt，or the way I‘m crying alone.”
“And it's the same for me：I can watch films of his and just see who he is. I‘ve learned to understand him as a person.”
12. The passage is about a woman who _______.
A. was once a funeral director
B. is the leading actress in Tomb Raider
C. wants an attic to live in
D. was hurt by her husband
13. Which of the following can best support Tradition is always attractive and interesting to Jolie?
A. Jolie longed to have old things from her childhood.
B. Having more than one home is always interesting to Jolie.
C. Jolie's parents separated when she was very young.
D. Tradition is always rooted somewhere.
14. The words Following in my father's footsteps most probably mean ______.
A. listening to my father's advice
B. taking my father as an example
C. walking after my father
D. looking for my father's footsteps
15. Angelina Jolie finally chose acting because she thought she and her father could _______.
A. work together several months a year
B. bring into memory what happened in the past
C. pay attention to things they are interested in
D. get to know each other through their films
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