The Color of Water

how did ruth feel about accepting help, especially in regards to their living situation?

a. she had no problem accepting help from others

b.she refused to accept welfare checks

c.she accepted welfare checks unwillingly

d.she expected others to help her and her family because of the size of her family

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I think this depends on what point in the novel you are referring to. She was independent and estranged from her family. She was against welfare and never applied despite needing it.

yes your right but through the story the correct answer is [A] because she accepted food from certain places.