A Raisin Of A Sun By Lorraine Hansberry

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July 26, 2015
A Raisin in a Sun A dream is what a person strive for to achieve success in their lives. Langston Hughes, ask in Montage of a Dream Deferred, “What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the Sun?” A Raisin in the Sun, by Lorraine Hansberry is mainly about a family dream to do better for themselves. All the characters in this story has hopes and dreams. The problem with that is that everyone has their own individual dream which cause conflict within the family. The family is also dealing with racism and poverty. The family status in society, class, and poverty issues are all because of race. The family is also prideful although they have negative around them they stand for a difference in their lives. You will see how the -different family member show pride in this drama.
The story is taking place in the mid 1950’s. In the 1950’s racism was a part of everyday life. The Younger’s an African American family lived in a small apartment with four adults and one child on the Southside of Chicago. Being African American play and important role in the Youngers lives and decision making. The Youngers live in the time when segregation and lynching was serious. Although African American weren’t slaves they had yet to gained equality to white people. Black were discriminate against any and everything you can think of. White people were superior in society and the black people were inferior. African Americans like the Youngers family remain to be

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