Who Is Reflected In A Raisin In The Sun

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Lorraine’s experience of her family moving to a white neighborhood and being attacked by their white neighbors are reflected in A Raisin in the Sun. In the story, the Mama is patiently waiting for a life insurance check for $10,000 due to the death of Beneatha and Walters father. They decide to get a new house, and Mama puts down money on a place in a white neighborhood, because it is much cheaper. The rest of the money is later given to Walter in order to invest, but $3,000 is set aside for Beneatha’s education. Willy is then given the money, however he takes off with the money, leaving Walter and Beneatha no hope of now achieving their dreams. Having already put money down on the house, a white man from the neighborhood they wanted to move
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