A Raisin In The Sun Summary

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A Raisin In The Sun


The

play depicts the feelings and thoughts of the people of their

time. Their feelings are different then what we see today in

our lives. The family had to deal with poverty and racism.

Not having enough money and always being put down

because of the color of their skin held them back from

having a lot of self-respect and dignity. I think that Mama

was the one who had the most pride and held the family

together. Ruth was being prevented from having a baby

because of money problems, Walter was bringing him self

down by trying to make the liquor store idea work. Once

Mama decided to buy the house with the money she had

received, Walter figured that he should further go on with the

liquor store idea. Then, when Walter lost the money, he lost

his dignity and tried to get some money from the "welcome

party" of Cylborne Park. Mama forced him to realize how

far he went by making him show himself to his son how low

he would go. But he showed that he wasn't susceptible to

the ways the racism created. Raisin In the Sun Dreams can

be seen in many ways. A dream could be something you had

in the night that seems so real, or a dream could be your

fantasy, where everything is going your way. The last type of

dream is something that has more of a deep sense and plays

an important role in your life. The type the dream the

Younger family had. Each individual had their own hopes

and anticipated something. Walter and his chance to be big

and important with his liquor store, Beneatha and becoming

the opposite of an asimillist and becoming a doctor, or Ruth

and her moving out of the rap trap of a life and home, and

becoming something bigger and more significant. The person

I saw that had the foremost wishes was Mama. All she

wanted was to see her family happy and for her to be happy

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