Summary of Lorraine Hansberry´s A Raisin in the Sun

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“A Dreamed Deferred” The drama “A Raisin in the sun” was release February 25, 2008; written by Lorraine Hansberry as a play and directed by Kenny Leon as a movie. The film main character are Walter Younger Jr (Sean Combs) anaa Lathan (Beneatha Younger), Audra Mcdonald (Ruth Younger), Phylicia Rashad (lena Younger), Justin Martin (Travis Younger) Bill Nunn (bobo), David Oyelowo (Josepj Asagai), Ron Jones (willy harris), Sean Patrick Thomas (George Murchison), and John Stamos (carl Linder). As a dreamer and goal persistent individuals as myself; Walter Younger Jr and his family find themselves struggling with their dreams to make them a reality. As a movie based in the 1950’s “A Raisin in the Sun” shows the life of an average family that struggle with poverty, racism and more. Even while going through hardship, and struggle remembering to focus on your dreams to succeed success. The film “A Raisin in the sun” was based in the 1950s. A Chicago family longing for a better life. Lena Younger (Rashad) is about to receive a $10,000 check from her late-husband's insurance company. Everyone in the family dreams about the ways their lives will be changed with the arrival of the money, family matriarch Lena - who longs to retire from her job as a domestic servant for a wealthy white family - in particular. Having lived in a one room tenement apartment ever since she and her late husband originally married, Lena is eager to purchase a house of her own and provide her family with a

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