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Raisin In The Sun Essay

  • Submitted by: Audi3000
  • on April 21, 2011
  • Category: English
  • Length: 1,592 words

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A Raisin in the Sun
A   Raisin in the Sun is a dramatic play about a black family with hopes and dreams. There are many main characters but the few that stands out the most are the women. Women go through a lot and never get recantation for it. They go through many obstacles, but thanks to Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, they are not over looked. Over the generation woman have dependent on men and looked for them for many things in their life, and have but their dreams aside for their family. The women in A Raisin in the Sun hold high expectations and have different dreams, this encouraging woman of their time to become more independent.
Lean Younger also known as mama is a key role to the woman of her generation but also to her family, she supported the family outside and inside the house. An example of that is how she goes to work every day. Most woman of her time supported and running a family by cooking, cleaning, ect. She was different from everyone else and that what mad her special. She kept the family together. By laying down a strong hand and wasn’t afraid to show strength. Like when she was talking to Walter (Her son) “You know in MY house I don’t allow yelling” this shows he has control when she says my.
She is what you would call a mix between new and old world women. An old world woman is some who stay home. A new world woman is some who works and supports herself. Another thing any person man or woman, black or white would be proud to have the wisdom and understanding the Lena has. Like when she was talking to Walter about the money and she saw her son break down because of money. She tells him about his past and how strong and proud his father and this family were and still are today.
I believe the most important part of a strong woman is to stand what u believes in and Lena does the every day in the book. The things she believes in a strong like her children. No matter what happen she always believes in her children. Like in the...

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