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  • Mama's Clothes
    743 words
    A Raisin in the Sun is a classic tragedy. Through struggle the Younger's all experience some hardship in learning the value of money and equality. I will have to say that the play was very interesting yet hard to watch. My first impression was that the stage was slanted. I'm still not sure why the stage was slanted and would love to ask the director of why it was slanted. Secondly, the actors were very hard to hear due to their soft speaking. From the play I received two major underlying message...
  • Mother Joe And Mama Younger
    921 words
    Soul Food: A Raisin in the Sun Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun" and George Tillman's box-office hit Soul Food explore the hardships and trials of black family life, and through the characters, setting, and theme of both the story and the film, the issue of class and the search for community is discussed. The theme indicated in these stories is the search for community. Mama Younger wanted her family to come closer. The more she tried, the farther apart they became. During her struggle,...
  • Walter Younger Plays
    229 words
    In Chicago, in the 1950^aEURTMs, black families were confronted with many challenges, faced much racial prejudice, were typically poor, working-class families, and were not wanted in white communities. In A Raisin in the Sun, the Younger Family is different, they are poor, but they are able to overcome that fact and fulfill their dreams, despite the prejudice that comes with them. Because the Younger have a strong sense of pride and loyalty their dreams are achieved by prevailing over their chal...
  • Younger Family
    378 words
    The Younger family is a sterling example of a typical black, urban, Northern United States family living in Southern Chicago subsequent to World War II. Their life is not an easy one, as they endure daily indignities and sufferings while trying to measure out their existence on a very uneven playing field. Indeed African Americans face many hardships; many of which are self-induced whilst others are imposed upon them by the dominant culture that exists. I. Pride is an expensive luxury that the Y...
  • Problem The Younger Family
    464 words
    In the 1950's the Younger Family, a typical black family, lived in the city of Chicago. Throughout the struggles and adversity they were one of the few families who managed to stay together. Although there were some arguments amongst their family they were still open to realize that "Families Must Remain United" (Brant ingham 467,470). It is through unity the Younger family withstood the problems and struggles that occurred throughout the play. Someone once told me that " Struggles build Charact...
  • Lena Younger
    657 words
    Many people are born into poverty, along with a society of ridicule and discrimination, in which people must encounter in order to overcome these struggles and accomplish their goals. In Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, the Younger family face numerous situations and dilemmas that obstruct their path to a better life and future. They struggle in obtaining money, finding their identity, and dealing with a prejudice society. Though, these conflicts only increase their pride, esteem and di...

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