Beneatha is his sister and Travis is his son. During the play Walter and his sister Beneatha do not see eye to eye with their thoughts on the way the rest of the insurance money should be spent, they are getting insurance money because there father died. During the play Mama makes a decision to put a down payment on a house in an all-white neighborhood which is unheard of during this time. But there is money left after she does this and the family discusses what should be done with it. Walter wants it so he could become owner of a Liquor store, whereas Beneatha wants to go to go school to become a doctor.
Mama finally got the check in the mail for the $10,000. Instead of her giving the money to Walter she puts a down payment on a house for them, in a white neighborhood across town. When Walter finds out about what Mama did this badly upsets him. Now Walter has no hope, he thinks everything is going downhill. This caused Walter to stop going to work and go on a three-day drinking binge.
His plan to become successful is to open up a liquor shop with his two friends, but he does not have the money he needs. This is why he wants the $10,000 from his deceased father’s insurance check. He asks to borrow some from his mother and at first
How did they manipulate their voice and movement skills to create their role? How did they use their voice and movement skills to create tension? How did they use facial expression/ voice to create mood? How did they manipulate gesture to create a sense of place? Overall, did they give a good performance?
Johnny and Celia’s apartment. Kitchen/living room located 967 Rivington St. New York City. It 7:30pm. Act I, Sc. 2: April 7, 1954, Johnny and Celia’s apartment, kitchen/living room.
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He had hoped that he could gather a momentum that would extend the support of black churches because black churches played a central role in the Civil Rights Movement. Meanwhile, SNCC brought together like-minded students. Ella Baker, also a director of SCLC, started this organization along with student activists after the highly publicized and successful Greensboro sit-in in 1961. The SNCC gathered many whites and blacks and traveled North to South to protest in support of the civil rights cause. The SNCC ideas of a very successful strategy and tactic were to organize sit-ins, boycotts, and other protests across the country to end segregation in public places such as restaurants, public transportation, and schools (Janken).
Select one of the poems and explain why the poet is effective in presenting his message. Consider such elements: rhythm, rhyme, diction, imagery, and purpose. In this Petrarchan sonnet, Dunbar makes clear his message and expression of the pain of racial injustices after the Civil War. Douglass, as depicted as a great leader, is called upon for comfort through this problem that America faces. The purpose of this poem I feel is to represent the struggles the African Americans had to endure during their time being slaves while offering hope for the black community, letting the reader knows that one day someone will lead them out of this struggle and into their promise land.
Describe the music. Did the music support the style being presented? Was there a storyline or was there an overall theme or feeling the choreographer was trying to portray? Did the movement support the storyline or theme/feeling? Be specific.
Another scene that shows how men make all the financial decisions is when George Gibbs asks for a raise in his allowance and his father is the one who must permit this, even though he originally asked his mother. There is a brief scene in Act I where the paper boy is talking with one of the townspeople about how his school teacher is leaving the school to get married to a man in Concord. This shows that women in Grover’s Corners must drop their careers and life to follow their husband. Also in the first act, Mr. Webb is describing the political aspects of Grover’s Corners and he mentions that their board of selectmen is made up of all males, and that women are not allowed to vote. This shows