- Moby Dick 是由作家Herman Melville著作，在美国高中耳熟能详的作品，请选出该作品的开场白。Call me Ishmael.Call me Maybe.Don't call me late for dinner.I've always hated whales.
- George Orwell的反乌托邦经典作品1984的开场白是：When I saw her walk off the train, she looked like a point of light piercing the gray, smoky sky.It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.The year was 1984, and I had to pick up doughnuts for the general.I had never realized it before, but I really needed to start taking better care of my skin.
- 现实主义作家Leo Tolstoy的著作Anna Karenina的开场白是：When I looked at her, I was struck by how much makeup she wore for such an old woman.I met Anna at Starbucks, and she was pissed.She had an otherworldly beauty that struck me as almost alien.Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
- Ford Maddox Ford写作的以二战为背景的经典小说The Good Soldier 的开场白是：When our paths crossed, we were each startled at the similarity of our lives.This is the saddest story I have ever heard.The is the most pathetic story I have ever written.We met at a spa, and I thought them the most obnoxious people I had ever met.
- The Art of the Deal, 是以Donald Trump的名义出版的关于谈判协商的商业大作，请问，该书的开场白是：I don't do it for the moneyOnce I brushed up against Melania's brass covfefe, and she demanded that I apologize forthwith.I actually do it for the money.A great deal is like a beautiful woman.
- 海明威的经典作品The Old Man and the Sea的开场白是：He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf Stream and he had gone eighty-four days now without taking a fish.Man, Santiago loved him some FISH!His fingers ached so much that he was beginning to lose the sense that he had them attached to his body at all.Show me the way to go home, I'm tired and I want to go to bed.
- J.K. Rowling所创作的Harry Potter一度风靡全球，被戏称作英国国书。在Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets这一部中，JK所写下的第一句话是：I was stunned...Lord Voldemort looked just like my aunt Elizabeth without makeup.Not for the first time, an argument had broken out over breakfast at number four, Privet Drive.”I never understood the British fascination with tomato as a breakfast food.I got new shoes.
- 如今，人们依然喜爱着Daniel Defoe的经典故事Robinson Crusoe，哪怕这已经是三百年前的故事。你是否知道这个传奇小说的开场白呢？I was born in the Year 1632, in the City of York, of a good Family, tho' not of that Country, my Father being a Foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at Hull; He got a good Estate by Merchandise, and leaving off his Trade, lived afterward at York, from whence he had married my Mother, whose Relations were named Robinson, a very good Family in that Country, and from whom I was called Robinson Kreutznaer; but by the usual Corruption of Words in England, we are now called, nay we call our selves, and write our Name Crusoe, and so my Companions always call'd me.Crusoe's the name, and Island life is my game.Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum, I smell the blood of an Englishman.One can imagine, but will never really know, the stench of sea and sweat that lay upon this solitary man.
- 美国知名作家F. Scott Fitzgerald在他的经典作品The Great Gatsby中，曾多次借（chao）用（xi）其妻子Zelda的书信和日记段落，这部小说的经典开场白你知道是哪一句吗?She smelled like money.In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since.Jay Gatsby liked french fries...yes, he liked them a great deal.I was nothing if not a coward.
- Virginia Woolf，这个名不见经传的女人在20世纪初写下了Orlando，你知道这部小说的开场白吗？She died that evening, fully corseted, perfumed, powdered, rouged, and wearing an auburn wig made from horse hair. She awoke the next morning - 20 years later - and She was a He.He—for there could be no doubt of his sex, though the fashion of the time did something to disguise it—was in the act of slicing at the head of a Moor which swung from the rafters.His face was his enchantment, he marveled at the delicate beauty it still held, and held no regret for his lost life as the Queen.The days of eating Ding Dongs with zero guilt were over...it was time to become a chick.
- Sylvia Plath的作品以探索女性生活的荣光与丑陋而闻名，你是否知道她的代表作The Bell Jar的开场白？It was a queer, sultry summer, the summer they electrocuted the Rosenbergs, and I didn't know what I was doing in New York.When I was between my Sophomore and Junior year at Brown, I took a job at the UN in New York.They say that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but in my case, absence destroyed any remaining feeling I had for Academia.Donald looked at me with such seething contempt...he was the first man I ever met who truly, and completely, hated women.
- 由著名华裔导演李安拍摄的The Life of Pi拿下了奥斯卡的小金人，你可知道它原著小说的开场白？I grew up in a zoo, more specifically a poorly funded zoo outside of Calcutta.I'll tell you something you didn't know - the Liger really exists.I am not fond of the sea, which was a real bummer considering what was about to happen.My suffering left me sad and gloomy.
- Charles John Huffam Dickens是维多利亚时代最伟大最有名的英国文学家之一，他的代表作双城记A Tale of Two Cities的经典开场白是：It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.It was a time with a whole bunch of dichotomies.Where is my Absinthe?!London, in the sultry summer of 1847, smelled like a dead rat's festering backside.
- Mark Twain是美国本土孕育的最睿智最幽默的作家之一，他的著名小说Huckleberry Finn，作为汤姆索亚历险记的续集，也是一部经典之作。你是否知道该作品的开场白？You don't know about me without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, but that ain't no matter.Proper grammar ain't no goal for a real man.I woke up on the bank, and Tom was standing over me, laughing hysterically."Heya, ya left yo' fishin' pole down by the crick", he told me.
- Catcher in the Rye在美国最佳小说排行榜中位居前十，你可知道它的开场白？My mother was distant, my father cruel, nobody noticed my fistula, and it was a muggy June - there, do I have your attention now?If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that David Copperfield kind of crap, but I don't feel like going into it, if you want to know the truth.I know most stories start of with a lot of lousy details, but I'll save that for later.This isn't going to be about my carefree childhood, or my crappy childhood, or really any kind of childhood at all because I hate that kind of book if you really want to know.
- Ray Bradbury创作的Fahrenheit 451讲述了经常被法西斯主义使用的焚书禁言活动，你可知道它的开场白？There were no more fire alarms.It was a pleasure to burn.Hot enough for ya?It was a dark and stormy night...nah, it wasn't really.
- Hunter S. Thompson在60年代创作的Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas的开场白是：Whoever said cocaine and rum don't mix was definitely high on meth.We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold.She always looked smarter when I was high.This book is about the things I recall, so I have no explanation for why it is so damned long.