Examples Of Family Struggles In A Raisin In The Sun

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Connections and Family Struggles Angelina Jolie once stated“I do believe in the old saying, 'What doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Our experiences, good and bad, make us who we are. By overcoming difficulties, we gain strength and maturity”. In any family there will always be a struggle to be accepted or even making it through hard times. They all suffer through this some more than others. In Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin In The Sun, hope leads to connections between people as shown through how Walter Younger overcomes and adapts to family struggles but later realized that going through the hard times as a family allowed them to succeed.
Walter makes connections with the family when they struggle as shown when Walter attempts to buy
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I listen to you every day, every night and every morning, and you never say nothing new. (Shrugging) So you would rather beMr. Arnold than be his chauffeur. So – I would rather be living in Buckingham Palace.” walters wife is worried about their relationship. Ruth also fears their problems with money is tearing the family apart. As all this is happening walter has the landlord coming to give them money to not move into the new house, but momma really doesn't want it to happen and she tries to convince him by saying “Walter Lee – it makes a difference in a man when he can walk on floors that belong to him” walters mom is hoping he will have a sense of pride for owning his own house. Also she doesn't want him thinking buying the house is a bad…show more content…
Understand. That white man is going to walk in that door able to write checks for more money than we ever had. It’s important to him and I’m going to help him.I’m going to put on the show, Mama.” Walter believes that getting a lot of money for not moving is the best path. Walter wants to do this so he can finally have money for his family but his family is upset that he's doing that because they are wanting to get out of their current house. As the house is full of silence and disappointment as Walter waits for the man to come he thinks and when the man comes with the money he ends up saying “And we have decided to move into our house because my father my father he earned it for us brick by brick (MAMA has her eyes closed and is rocking back and forth as though she were in church, with her head nodding the Amen yes) We don’t want to make no trouble for nobody or fight no causes, and we will try to be good neighbors. And that’s all we got to say about that. (He looks the man absolutely in the eyes) We don’t want your money. (He turns and walks away) “walter changes his mind because he realizes that his family wasn't happy and he wanted them to be happy. Also he disliked how he was getting bribed due to his
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