A Raisin in the Sun Essay

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Teresa Horn English 102/B03 Instructor Evans April 24, 2013 Raisin in the Sun A Raisin in the Sun by, Lorraine Hansberry, it was about a black family struggling with hardship and racial issues. This play showed the importance of family, the values of dreams and about racial discrimination. Even though every member of the Younger family had a dream their dreams were very different from each other Mama’s dream was for her to have a nice house with a garden in the back yard just like her and her husband wanted she felt that her dream would help out the whole family, because they could take care of Travis better and he could grow up in a better neighborhood and become a successful man. Lena was the only one looking out for the family instead of thinking about herself except for Ruth. She wasn’t part of the blood family, but she wanted the best for everybody. She agreed with Lena. The only thing she wanted was the abortion of the future child that she had recently found out she was having. Beneatha wanted to know about herself. She wanted to know where she came from. She wanted to know about the homeland. She wants to be a doctor and represent the country from which she came. The one who’s dream affected the whole family was Walter’s dream He wanted to make a lot of money, and he figured he had a full proof plan to do it, he wanted to invest into a liquor store with a couple of buddies of his, not knowing that this was probably the biggest mistake of his life. All of the members of the Younger family had dreams and visions which could make or break their family depending on what they choose. Which phrase can determine the meaning of a real life journey through a story “A Raisin in the Sun”? A real life journey is referred as use of spaces. It is divided into three sections city wild, and place. City is a typical city, which represents something else rather

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