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The discussion about Ruth's upcoming abortion is significant for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:
It provides an example of the strain poverty can put on an individual.
It reveals the cruel, unfeeling nature of the characters presented in the play
It demonstrates the painful choices families are forced into by living in poverty.
It shows that money and economics can have a profound effect on people's lives.
It shows how far the individual characters have drifted apart due to their financial situation.