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  Contrarytotheimpressionthatgrandmothersaredelightedtohelptheirgrowndaughtersandcarefortheirgrandchildrenastudyofmultigenerationalfamiliesshowsthatmanyolderwomenhatethefrequentdemandsthattheyoungergenerationsmakeontheirtimeandenergy.

  “Youngwomenwithchildrenareunderalotofpressurethesedaysandtheyexpecttheirmotherstohelpthempickupthepieces”notedDr.BertramJ.CohlerabehavioralscientistattheUniversityofChicago.“ThisisoftenthestrongestsourceofcomplaintonthepartofGrandmotherwhohasfinishedwithchildcaringandnowhasherownlifetolive.Grandmothersliketoseetheirchildrenandgrandchildrenbutontheirowntime.”

  Dr.CohlerisdirectorofastudysponsoredbytheNationalInstituteofAgingof150workingclassfamiliesthatliveinaMidwesternsuburb.HeandDr.HenryU.GruebaumofHarvardMedicalSchoolhavealreadycompletedtheirstudyoffoursuchfamiliesinNewEngland.

  Dr.Cohlertellsofamiddle-agedBostonwomanwhoworksasacookallweekandforherparish(教区)onSundays.EverySaturdayheronedayoffherdaughterandfamilyvisitexpectingmothertomakelunchshopandvisit.“That'snothowshewantstogrowold”saidDr.Cohlerwhowastoldbytheolderwoman“MydaughterwouldneverspeaktomeifsheknewhowangryandunhappyIget.”

  InallthefourNewEnglandfamiliesstudiedtheolderwomendislikedthenumerousphonecallsandvisitsfromtheirgrowndaughterswhooftenturnedtothemothersforadvicephysicalresourcesloveandcompanionshipaswellasbaby-sittingservices.“Americansocietykeepsincreasingtheburdensforolderpeopleparticularlythoseintheir50sand60s”Dr.Cohlersaidinaninterviewhere.“They'restillworkingandthey'retakingcareoftheirgrownchildrenandmaybealsotheiragedparents.Sometimeslifegetstobetoomuch.”

  67.Whichofthefollowingisclosestinmeaningtotheexpression“pickupthepieces”inthesecondparagraph?

  A.Saveabadsituation. B.Putchildren'stoysintheirproperplaces.

  C.Gatheruppiecesofclothing. D.Keeptheroomingoodorder.

  68.Themiddle-agedBostonwoman______.

  A.expectshermothertocooklunchforher

  B.enjoystheroomingoodorder

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