A Raisin In The Sun And The Crucible Analysis

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Throughout the unit it has been a reoccurring scenario, that people who either lacked pride or had their pride threatened took drastic actions with significant consequences, therefore proving that pride is the factor with the most substantial effects. In,A Raisin in the Sun, when Walter was handed the opportunity of becoming the ruler of his family in the form of a six thousand dollar check he made the unwise investing his money through a scammer. Walter made the rash decision of trusting a clearly shady character with all of his mother’s reaming money. He not only ignored his mother’s request to set aside Beneatha 's money for medical school but he did not accompany Willy to Springfield in order to ensure everything went as planned. Walter was conflicted since he was finally given an opportunity to restore his…show more content…
Furthermore, by refusing to confess to witchcraft he was able to provide a decent life for his children, and hence he could be proud of his actions. In order to protect their pride, people are sometimes willing to make decisions which have clear/unavoidable negative consequences.Throughout both plays, A Raisin in the Sun and The Crucible, a character makes sudden decisions, with adverse effects in order to protect their pride, consequently making pride the most impactful aspect in a person 's’ life. Another, universal scenario in, A Raisin in the Sun and The Crucible, is several lives may be altered when an individual attempts to protect the pride of a loved one, hence pride being the most component in one’s life.Mama gave Walter the money, because she wanted to help him restore the his loss of self-esteem. Mama was aware that Walter was not thinking clearly and would quickly invest all of his money in the liquor store. As an experienced and knowledgeable individual not blindsided by opportunity she knew investment in anything was risky and would take years to provide an actual benefit, yet she gave Walter the money despite their dire financial
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