A Dream Deferred In Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

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Langston Hughes seems to enjoy exposing his view on the dreams of all people projecting his concern through his poetry. For example, in “A Dream Deferred” he asks, “What happens when a dreams deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?” This was his way of showing how a dream could shrivel and lose life over time. Many thought that at the end of 1950s “A Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine hansberry the younger family had became what Langston thought would happen and Lena's chance at fulfilling her dream was lost even giving wind to the title of the book itself.Lorraine Hansberry however may be using the title more for irony because diving deeper, not only did the younger family succeed but her American dream has been almost completely fulfilled. She has gotten the house of her dreams, the son she raised, and strong minded family all revealing that this dream isn't as dead as we first presumed. Now the reason many probably thought this dream was lost was because of the 1950s belief of the American dream shrouded Lena in falsehood and doubt that the old ways won't work. Mrs Lena Younger comes off as a strong well spoken housekeeper, but when it comes to providing for her family she is shown to appear reliant on her husbands insurance…show more content…
Her american dream was stunted on many occasions, but she pushed through the adversity with her faith in tradition and strong prideful family.It just proves a dream doesn't come easy if your dreaming big, even today People want to be at the top of the status class but its not made easy by any means. So let me ask you the same question from the beginning;What should you do when a dream is deferred ?The answer is Simple if a dream is deferred you just keep pushing.(should i keep last sentence sense i don't think we answer our drop the mic question unless we are giving
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