Comparing Happiness In Douglass And A Raisin In The Sun By Lorraine Hansberry

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Happiness is depend on person opinion that what make them happy. The characters from A Raisin in the Sun have different belief to pursuit happiness than the character from Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. The story conveys that individual happiness is unlike depending on their current situation.

First, some people believe that happiness come from money and other people believe education is ways to pursuit of happiness. “Yes sir, no sir, very good sir, shall I take the Drive, sir” (Hansberry)?Walter from "A Raisin in the Sun" reason that the money is most valuable, and he is annoyed to doing driver job. He is reluctant to employed as a driver, and it doesn't make enough money to buy liquor store. " You will be free as soon as you are twenty-one, but I am a slave for life! Have not I as good a right to be free as you have"(Douglass)? The slave is also aggravated being his master servent. He wish to be free and often troubled by the thought that other will be free and he is captive for life. The similarities between the Slave and Walter is that they both are dissatisfied with their recent work. The conflict in their life is walter lack of wealth and slave is lack of education and both …show more content…

Mama said, "so money is life, once upon a time freedom used to be life not it's money"(Hansberry). Walter view that money is more important than freedom which bring pleasure in their life. He desire to buy liquor store and he refuse to do small, want bigger the what he have now. I got hold of a book entitled "The Columbian Orator" (Douglass). The salve want knowledge so he learn from the kids by trading bread with them. He get the book to read and understand so much about the emancipationn of slavery and meaning of abolition. He eager to gain the freedom from master through the guidance from the book he read. The both character from the story have similar dream, but the ways to pursuit their goal is

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