A Raisin In The Sun Dystopian Literature

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I enjoyed this class as much as I hoped I would. My thoughts about literature changed while doing the milestones for our final paper. As much as I enjoyed reading, I did not give much thought to cultural identity. I enjoyed stories and reading, without really absorbing the culture within the story and how that affected the theme, character development, setting, and other literary elements. Now I see how the writer’s gender, ethnicity, religion, and nationality dictate the overall tone of their writing. An example of this is This is Why I’ll Never be an Adult, written by Allie Brosh. She was 15 years old and you can see how her view of being an adult, while funny, is very limited and immature. There is so much more to being an adult then just going to the bank, grocery shopping, and cleaning every day (Brosh). Her age and gender are the culture identity characteristics that give her this view. These are what made it a funny and cute read. A Raisin in the Sun was developed about what it was to be in a poor black neighborhood in Chicago. The cultural identities of the characters were ethnicity, gender, and religion. This was a direct tie to the author’s cultural identity as well (Hansberry).
The one text that inspired me in regard to culture and identity was from A Raisin in the Sun. This story represented what it was to be …show more content…

To me it is science fiction and made up worlds, more for entertainment than anything else. Some good examples include George Orwell’s 1984 and The Hunger Games. It is nice to read about a place and people that are unknown. It makes it harder to predict what the outcome of the story will be. It’s nice to escape reality and experience an environment that you can only visit by reading or watching the movie. This way you experience interest literary elements that include setting, plot, rising action, climax, and characterization, that you wouldn’t have any other

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