Emotions In Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

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How do we gain respect from others?

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Some really nice transitions
Putting feeling and emotion into the essay (like Ruth says wearily…)
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Consider putting the longer (full paragraph) quotes in italics, or indenting the left margin of the paragraph
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Who do you respect? Why do you respect these people? Do you respect yourself? What makes a person valuable? All of these questions are a source of internal conflict for Walter Lee Younger in Lorraine Hansberry’s play, A Raisin in the Sun.
Walter is a proud man who wants others to respect him. In the beginning of the story, he thinks that he must have money and a lucrative occupation to have others’ respect, but in the end he realizes that he does not need to use the money to buy the store to have others’ respect, and that first, he must respect himself.
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They share a few small rooms which make up their home. The main source of conflict in this group is what to do with the long awaited life insurance payment for the death of Mama’s husband. Each member of the family has a different dream and a different idea about how to spend the money. Since Walter’s father’s death, their dreams about life with that money have felt so close yet so far until the check
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