Essay On Dreams In Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

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Dreams are great to have because they keep a person motivated, although, they need to be set realistically. An example many can relate to is passing high school, but time and effort is put in while achieving it. In A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry it has been shown that dreams are important, however, can cause a big obstacle. Personally dreams should express a positive outlook. In the play dreams are expressed through Mama, Beneatha, and Walter. Their dreams show similarity and at times encounter problems. The dreams of the Younger family show us that, despite great obstacles, the American dream is still possible. The first character who possesses a powerful dream is Mama. Mama shows her dream of wanting to buy a house, then putting the down payment in Clybourne Park and finally, when faced with her not moving the family came together in the time of need to give mama a helping hand. Mama is apprehensive with not wanting her children to be obsessed with the large sum of money from the insurance check. She wants her children to remain humble and prideful. “She goes to her plant, which has remained on the table, looks at it, picks it up and takes it to the windowsill and sets it…show more content…
For instance, Mamas dream is to use the money to put the three thousand five hundred dollars for the down payment and then gives Walter the rest so he can pursue his dreams with also putting thirty-five hundred to Beneatha medical schooling. Beneatha dream is goes to medical school to become a doctor because she wants a good paying job so she can help out with the family. Lastly, Walters dream is to go into the liquor store business with Bobo and Willie because he also wants to provide money for the family. In contrast they also have a common difference, which is __________________________________. However, they push through their difficulties and remain
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