Character Analysis: A Raisin In The Sun By Lorraine Hansberry

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“Ultimately, leadership is not about glorious crowning acts. It 's about keeping your team focused on a goal and motivated to do their best to achieve it, especially when the stakes are high and the consequences really matter. It is about laying the groundwork for others ' success, and then standing back and letting them shine”, said Chris Hadfield. The matriarch of the family encourages everyone in the household to be happy and leads them into the right direction for success. To do this she puts everyone’s needs before her own and keeps them motivated to do what they have to do to reach their goals in life no matter what. In A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansberry introduces a very strong and kind hearted mother to two children. Lena…show more content…
Along with being very helpful when it comes to her family Lena is also considerate in certain ways. Which include putting her children 's needs before her own. The Younger family have always been scarce on resources, especially money. While Mama is waiting for that big check that the whole family is waiting on she knows already that she is going to buy a house for them to live in. Once Mama buys the house she has always wanted she then realizes that her children could make use of this money. So, instead of keeping the rest of her money that she received she gave it away to her children so they could do what they wanted to do in life. Lena Younger represents a very strong and helpful matriarch in the family throughout the play, A Raisin in the Sun. While everyone in the household seem to be falling apart in different ways Mama always seems to come to the rescue. She stays strong no matter what obstacle comes in her way and always seems to make everything in life for the Youngers is ok. Mama possesses the traits of a very good leader and does it without performing “crowning acts”. She does them to keep her family focused on a goal and motivated to do their best to achieve it, and to make sure they stay together, stronger than

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