The Raisin In The Sun Literary Analysis

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In the book “The Raisin in the Sun,” Walter one of the main characters, had a dream that was crushed by his mom (Leena). The insurance money that was leenas, Walter was going to use it for opening up his very own Liquor store that he always dreamed of having. Mama from the start was not really supporting him with that idea since it went against their religion. Walter still wanted to open whether it went against their religion. Mama also had a dream that she always wanted to come true one day or another. She wanted a big house so that she can have her garden, and have more room for the family that was living currently in an apartment. So when the insurance money did come in, mama without telling anyone had used some of it to buy a new house that she always dreamed of having. While ones dream came true, the other one was lost and crushed.…show more content…
He would skip work, and instead was drunk all the time. He gave up everything, and just sat home. From Walters behavior, mama had felt so hurt that her son was going through this. One day she gave him the check to test him of to what he would do with the money. She told him that a certain amount is for him, and the other certain amount is for Beneathas education. No matter how much mama did not like the idea of him opening up the liquor store, she couldn’t see her own son in the condition he was in. Walter being caught up on his liquor store, he did not listen to what mama had told him, and gave all the insurance money to his partners for the liquor store. The following day, one of the partners came to his house and told Walter that the other partner had run away with all the

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