They think they're lucky that they're living and it's Christmas again. They can't see that we live on a dirty street in a shabby house among people who aren't much good. Johnny and the children can't see how pitiful it is that our neighbors have to make happiness out of this filth and dirt. My children must get out of this. But how? The money that we've saved isn't nearly enough.
The McGaritys have money, but they are show-offs with it. The McGarity girl just yesterday stood out there in the street eating from a bag of cookies while a ring of hungry children watched her. I saw those children looking at her and crying in their hearts, and when she couldn't eat any more, she shrew the rest down the sewer(阴沟).
Miss Jackson who teaches at the Settlement House isn't rich, but she knows things. She understands people. Her eyes look straight into yours when she talks with you. Everybody else here looks away because they're ashamed(羞愧)of their lives. I'd like to see the children be like Miss Jackson when they grew up.
1.The writer suggests that her family _____.
A.is extremely rich
B.is an unhappy one
C.are accustomed to their life
D.long for a change in their life
2.The McGarity girl is characterized as _____.
A.selfish and cruel
B.friendly and kind
C.beautiful and proud
D.rich and nice
3.The writer thinks Miss Jackson is _____.
A.poor but brave
B.friendly and talkative