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  • Walter And His Reaction To Mr Linder
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    By: Erica Rivero A Raisin in the sun topic: What is Walter Lee Youngs reaction to the association and how does it transform him Many black men have to deal with an organized racism that affects their role in society. Walter Lee Younger has the unfortunate situation that he is constantly posed on the edge of greatness, but steadily affixed to the certainty of being the Achilles' heel of society. I think to understand Walter and his reaction to Mr. Linder, the representative from the Clybourne Par...
  • Walter's American Dream
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    Dreams and Dignity The American Dream, although different for each one of us, is what we all aspire to achieve. In the film A Raisin in the Sun, the Younger family, who are black, all have a dream to better themselves and to have what all other American families want 3/4 a shot at the American Dream. The American Dream to the Younger family is to own a home, but beyond that, to Walter Younger, it is to be accepted by the hegemony and not to be marginalized into a lower social category. In an art...
  • Walter's Dreams
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    No matter how hard they try, there are some people who cannot get ahead in life. Walter Lee Younger is a man who is frustrated with his current position in life, and every disappointment he has encountered thus far. Although he tries to be a loving man, sometimes he does not know how to show the idea of love, "Sometimes... sometimes... I don't even know how to try" (Hansberry 89). His position in life can be regarded as symbolic of every black male struggling to provide for his family by any mea...
  • Walter's Son Walter Lee
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    A domestic drama set in a tenement on the south side of Chicago, Lorraine Hansberry's tells the story of the Younger family. Following the death of the family's father and provider Big Walter, who has died from overwork and grief over the death of a child, the Youngers await the payment of Walter's life insurance. For Walter's son Walter Lee, the money would enable him to open a liquor store and give up his degrading work as a chauffeur for a wealthy white; he also dreams of buying pearls for hi...
  • Walter's Discrimination Toward Mama And Ruth
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    Racism is a major issue that has affected the United States since its discovery. Racism is the hatred by a person of one race pointed at a person of another race. The United States has grown up to improve as a whole but this process is a long way away from completion. Some citizens still believe that African-Americans are inferior to Caucasians and that they should be slaves. In the 1950's, whites and blacks were segregated to a point that they could not go to the same schools or even use the sa...
  • Beneatha And Walter Lee
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    A Raisin in the Sun – Context Lorraine Hansberry was born in Chicago on May 19, 1930, the youngest of four children. Her family lived, at the time, on the Southside, in a neighborhood that was entirely black. During this era, segregation– the enforced separation of whites and blacks was still legal, and widespread throughout the south. Northern states, including Hansberry's own Illinois, had no official policy of segregation, but were generally self-segregated along racial and econom...

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