The conflict between Walter and the housing development shows that dreams generate motivation by Walter purchasing the house and making a decision that would benefit his family. “This is my son, and he makes the sixth generation our family in this country. And we have all thought about your offer – And we have decided to move into our house because my father – my father – he earned it for us brick by brick.” Hansberry 50 Walters father worked his whole life so he could move his family to be better home. Walter realized that he doesn 't want to end that dream. Walter decided to go through on the house and finish his family 's dream.
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.
Hansberry's Raisin in the Sun is set in a one-bedroom apartment shared by three generations of the Younger family: Walter and Ruth, their son Travis, Walter’s sister Beneatha, and their mother Lena. The Younger family is waiting for a $10,000 life insurance check resulting from the father’s recent death. The windfall represents a kind of liberation to the family with the central conflict over how to spend the money. Mama (Lena) puts down a payment on a house in an all-white neighborhood (Clybourne Park), while Walter wants to invest in a liquor store. Mama relents, with the condition that they carve out $3,000 for Beneatha’s college education.
Hoang Hoang March, 19 2018 ENGWR 301 Reader Response: 3 “A Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry, is a play about a black family’s experience in 1950s South Side Chicago. The story revolves around what happens to the family when Lena Younger, the matriarch of the family, receives a ten thousand dollar life insurance check upon the death of her husband. Everyone from the family has different plans for what they want to do with the money. Walter, the son of Lena, wants to use the money to invest in a liquor store. Beneatha, Lena’s daughter, has a dream of becoming a doctor so she wants to use some of the money for medical school.
She finally forgets about him when she finds out he is not even her biological father. The terrible family she came from is no longer her family. She now has finally cut of all of the bad family, except for Mr. ____. Later on, she finds out that Pa has died. The bond is completely broken, making way for others to replace it.
“ (Shakespeare act 2. Scene 3. Line 65). Friar Laurence tries to keep romeo on the right path and he is always trying to look out for the best for Romeo. Parents should take their children’s identity crushes serious too because these crushes are what their children’s are looking up to and if they’re not showing support to what their children’s believe in it is going to
She wants that her son feel the value of responsibility, which is lost with his actions. Mama gives the head the family to her son Walter hopping he would understand the
Balance Beams The United States in the 1950’s was a combination between prosperity and social conflicts. Taking place in the same time period is the play “A Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Vivian Hansberry. The Younger family are apart of the main story line, a typical low income African American family in Chicago’s south side. Due to a misfortunate however, Mama’s husband had recently passed, and the family is due to a $10,000 life insurance check. In the beginning the entire family has different ideas on what to do with their newfound riches.
Rex wanted to give his family everything that they deserved and to Jeanette that meant he would keep his word. On page 157, the foundation they had dug for the glass castle had started to fill with garbage and that showed Jeanette that it was an unrealistic idea that he would follow through on something. Jeannette, the protagonist, was just like her dad, and she adored him. She knew he wasn’t perfect but he was still a good dad. All she wanted was to help him ,at one point she asked him to stop drinking as her birthday present.
At the beginning of the story, Tolstoy refers to when Ivan was younger mentioning that Ivan never thought of himself as the marrying type, but married his wife because he thought it was the politically correct. Ivan constantly finds himself striving for a better life, finds freedom in his success, and validates his happiness by his possessions. Ivan truly believes his life is a worthy and fulfilling until he becomes ill. Ivan slow but steady death challenges him to look back on his past. Ivan has concluded " the consciousness that his life was poisoned, and he was poisoning the lives of others, and that this poison did not weaken but penetrated more and more deeply into his whole being"(760 Tolstoy). Ivan's life, along with his health has deteriorated right before his eyes.