Walter wants to be free from the family’s low income lifestyle, and becoming rich is Walter’s extrinsic motivation to live. Mama said to Walter, “Son-how come you talk so much ‘bout money?” Walter responded with immense passion, “Because it is life, Mama!” Walter looks at life, and like a bride sees through her wedding vail, Walter sees through money lenses. He sees his father’s money as a possibility in a world that revolves around a minimal supply of money. He feels that if he cannot achieve greatness and get his family out of the slums of Chicago, then he has failed at everything. It not only concerns his family that he sees his human worth out of money, but it worries them because they are not able to trust him to be responsible and just when making decisions.
Mama’s dream was to own a house and get out of poverty. The family at first disapproved of her putting a down payment on the house. Walter was the biggest opposition because he wanted the money she used for the down payment for his liquor store. Although, later in the story when she gives him the rest of the money, he is grateful, and accepts her idea of moving into the house. The family also goes to the store and buys her gardening tools because one of her favorite things about owning a house was having a garden.
A Raisin in the Sun depicts a couple of weeks in the life of the Youngers, an African-American family living on the South Side of Chicago in the 1950s. At the point when the play opens, the Youngers are going to get a protection check for $10,000. This cash originates from the perished Mr. More’s youthful life coverage approach. Each of the grown-up individuals from the family has a thought in the matter of what he or she might want to do with this cash. The female authority of the family, Mama, needs to purchase a house to satisfy a fantasy she imparted to her spouse.
Actions of the judge early in the novel blatantly show prominent hypocrisy. Huck’s father is an uneducated alcoholic, who abuses his son frequently. Pap does not appear in Huck’s life again until he discovers news of Huck’s newfound fortune, exhibiting the irony of only showing up in his child’s life when the kid has something he wants, which is the reverse ideal of a father. “‘That’s why I come. You git me that money to-morrow - I want it,’” (30) explains patently that he is an inadequate father, from his poor morals.
Walter Lee, Mama’s son, dreams of purchasing a liquor store. Though his wish has the family in mind, it nearly tears the family apart when it backfires. Ruth, Walter’s wife, dreams with Mama and hopes to one day live in a house. Beneatha, Mama’s daughter and Walter’s sister, aspires to further her education while chasing her hope to discover herself. Little does Beneatha know, everyone else
What would you do if you were told your dream would never come true? Dreams are what people hold onto to motivate us to achieve our goals. The Youngers are a poor African-American family living on the South Side of Chicago. With an opportunity to escape from poverty comes in the form of a $10,000 life insurance check that the matriarch of the family receives upon her husband 's death. Each of the adult members of the family has an idea as to what he or she would like to do with this money.
“Being rich doesn't always mean having money. It means being happy with the amount that you have.” In the play, A Raisin in the Sun written by Lorraine Hansberry, Walter Lee Younger Jr, a man who may not be happy until he has this check he's been waiting for in his hands. A man whose family has never been financially stable and wants the best for everyone. Younger has goals, he wants to open a bar and be a businessman. He has a family that does not completely support him and he struggles with accepting their wants and needs.
The younger family are three generations of an African American family that lives in a small apartment together on the South Side of Chicago. The play is set in a postwar era that focuses in the younger family struggle’s with poverty and the big decision of moving in to a bigger house in the all-white neighborhood of Clybourne Park. The book investigates them of discrimination, black pride, gender, and sacrifices. The story is based on Hansberry’s own experiences with dealing with housing discrimination and the racially consumed peope in the Washington Park
When she was 4 she and her parents moved to New Orleans for a better life in a bigger city. Her father worked as a gas station attendant and her mom worked nights to help support their growing family. Soon after Ruby had 2 younger brothers and a younger sister. She was the eldest. This reminds me of a quote,” We rise be lifting others” by Robert Ingersoll.
Throughout A Raisin in the Sun, Hansberry uses what Walter Lee Younger says and does about his dreams to become wealthy and be able to better provide for his family to show how his obsession over money slowly consumes him and almost drives him to forget his pride and self-worth. As the Younger family aspires to make their way out of poverty, following suit of many other families in the time period, Walter determines that the perfect plan would be to earn a lot of money by investing in a liquor shop. As more time progresses, Walter is unable to contain his enthusiasm for his plan and grows impatient. In fact, when he is finally given the rest of the money from the insurance check, he turns hysterical. He tells his son, “You wouldn’t understand yet, son, but your daddy’s gonna make...a
They have the right to manage wives’ money during marriages, but need to return the inheritance from wives’ family after divorce. Turia’s husband is the guardian of her property in their marriage. However, when Turia suggests a divorce to her husband, she doesn 't ask for the return from her wealth(CIL 6,1527, 31670, Shelton, p.293). Because she loves her husband, she still wants
However, she had strong feelings about motherhood. She decided to start a family and became a single mother by choice. Later on, Walden returned to Texas with her twin boys. Now, Dr. Walden is learning to balance her busy life. She is dedicated to providing the best care possible to her patients and making sure that her twin sons receive the best upbringing possible.