Essays on A Raisin in the Sun

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  • A Raisin In the Sun Compared to The Jungle

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    The Jungle Social criticism through fiction has been used worldwide by writers over the ages Creative works found in novels short stories poems and plays offer a long list of social concerns addressed by authors Upton Sinclairs novel The Jungle and Lorraine Hansberrys play A Raisin in the Sun are both clever tales of families seeking the American Dream while uncovering a profound prejudice and human injustices Sinclairs book The Jungle tells the story of Jurgis Rudkus a Lithuanian immigrant who

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    Faith in Dreams Lorraine Hansberrys A Raisin in the Sun demonstrates symbolism that is apparent throughout the play through her dedication to her plant in comparison with her family The story portrays the harsh times and lives of African Americans in the 1950s The Younger family living in Chicagos Southside dealing with daily struggles like racism poverty and financial issues try to remain strong and tight thanks to Mama Lena Younger She would do anything to keep them together and keep their fa

  • Conflict in A Raisin In The Sun

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    In the story A Raisin in the Sun there are many conflicts present The one main conflict is the one which existed between Walter and his family This conflict is an example of person verses society where society is Walters family The conflict is revealed right at the beginning of the play page one of act one On page eighty seven Walter says I been out talking with people who understand me People who care about the things I got on my mind In this quote it is apparent that Walter feels his family d

  • Dreams in A Raisin in the Sun

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    A Raisin in the Sun written by Lorraine Hansberry follows the life of a small black familys difficult struggle to keep their dreams of from tenants to owners alive and see them through to culmination These dreams as well as coming to terms with the dreams that are out of reach are the focus and driving force behind this story of every persons struggle to attain goals that arent always consistent with societys thoughts or ideas on a persons place in life The internal difficulties within the fami

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  • Dreams of Characters in A Raisin In The Sun

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    A Raisin in the Sun A Raisin in the Sun is very relatable with people in todays society and also my own life All of the characters in A Raisin in the Sun have unfulfilled dreams These dreams mostly involve money Although the Younger family seems alienated from white middle class culture they have the same materialistic dreams as the rest of American society In the 1950s the stereotypical American dream was to have a house with a yard a big car and a happy family The Youngers also seem to want t

  • Human Nature in A Raisin In The Sun

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    A Raisin in the Sun By Lorraine Hansberry In 1959 20th century black american playwright Lorraine Hansberry wrote A Raisin in the Sun Hansberry believed that there is no play with out a message or theme A theme is often a statement of universal truth In view of the plays resolution what truths about human nature does Hansberry present The human nature that I leaned about in A Raisin in the Sun are a few different things the ones i am choosing are Family strength and Dont sell out Family strengt

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