Examples Of Sexism In A Raisin In The Sun

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‘A Raisin in the Sun’, which is debuted on Broadway in 1959. The topic that I chose is How do the female characters deal with sexism in society? Discuss by analyzing at least two characters. In the following, I will first define the term of sexism. And then I will analysis two female characters who is Beneatha and Ruth to discuss how they deal with sexism in society. First of all, sexism is an unfair treatment of people because of their sex, especially an unfair treatment of women. “There are the concept of discrimination or prejudice build upon sexual which against women.” ("Sexism." Merriam-Webster). “Sexism also can be a belief that one sex is superior to or more valuable than another sex.” ("Sexism | Sociology." Encyclopedia Britannica). “ In the previous year, men is the over-control figure to rule women that is the domination.” (Phoenix, "Sexism in Todays Society.").…show more content…
(Florman, Kestler, "LitChart on A Raisin in the Sun."). She is an independent girl and worth to get her identity and occupy an independent career, no need the relying solely from a man. She also keeps trying to ‘express’ herself and holds the feminist perspective. She wants studying medicine and pursuing her dream to become a doctor. “From June Cleaver, who is the stay-at-home-mother role models of the 1950s that The career as desired is the far cry came.” ("A Raisin in the sun." SparkNotes). Her thought is different from other women in the same
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