The need for us to fail is a key part in success. A lot of the time people lose sight of that and spiral off the narrow road to success because either failing discourages them or makes them lose hope. This is evident in Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin In The Sun, The character Walter has an issue with what he believes is his purpose in life. He believes his purpose in life is only to make money and then he can be happy and be with his family. Currently he is living in a two room apartment with his mother, wife, son, and sister. His also has a new baby on the way and more than ever he wants to have more money. But, because of his failures his family is not able to trust him with money. And because money is so unattainable to him the second he gets any money it goes to a get rich quick scheme. His family finally realizes that it is time that he learns and by allowing him to take charge and lead the family he can grow and get better at managing his money and making the family more.
Throughout life, there are high and low moments, but no matter how difficult times get, a family is supposed to stick together. In the play A Raisin in the Sun, written by Lorraine Hansberry, the Younger family goes through a roller coaster of emotions. Within the play, the Youngers come to face many different problems. However, in the play, the main issues occur between Lena Younger (Mama) and Walter Younger (Son of Mama). There always seems to be one main issue, how to spend Walter Lee Senior’s life insurance money. Nevertheless, the Youngers show that family hardships can either make or break a family.
Benjamin Franklin once said “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” Authors write something worth reading when they use figurative language to create images of the characters in the reader’s minds. In the stories “Stop The Sun” by Gary Paulsen and “The Pigman” by Paul Zindel, the authors use figurative language to develop the characters. Paul Zindel, the author of “The Pigman”, used figurative language to develop the characters. In the story, the author described one of the characters by saying, “Lorraine is panting to get at the typewriter now, so I’m going to let her before she has a heart attack.”
The Younger’s are a family filled with headstrong characters, who break society 's barriers. Bennie is one of the few women who want to a doctor, which is not common at this time. Most people tell her that she should just become a nurse like most women and save her family money by not going to medical school. However, Bennie knows what she wants to do and will not let people stop her. A women is filled with strength when she adjust to many things in life and has overcome more (22). In addition, Mama is the head of the family, even with Walter in the house, everyone listens to Mama. Therefore when their family moves into a white neighborhood and Mr. Linder comes over to discuss an issue. At first, Mr. Lindner that communication is important
This is shown when the characters in this novel speak out against a concept they know nothing about. Therefore, the literary terms an author uses can make an immense impact to the connections the reader makes to a novel, and help to shape a theme that is found throughout
In a Child’s Eyes In the play, The Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, the Younger family struggles with happiness and joy. They do not know how to fix the problems in their lives. Amit Ray says, “Joy is found when you focus your energy on improving human dignity, human capacity, and human values.” Walter Younger and mama argue over what life is.
“Being rich doesn't always mean having money. It means being happy with the amount that you have.” In the play, A Raisin in the Sun written by Lorraine Hansberry, Walter Lee Younger Jr, a man who may not be happy until he has this check he's been waiting for in his hands. A man whose family has never been financially stable and wants the best for everyone. Younger has goals, he wants to open a bar and be a businessman. He has a family that does not completely support him and he struggles with accepting their wants and needs. Throughout the play, he learns that money may not always buy someone's happiness. He often struggles with the idea of not having what he needs to provide the right things for his family, which makes him extremely hot headed
“A Raisin in the Sun “ by Lorraine Hansberry is story about many family disappointments and In the story Lena (Mama) get $10,000 dollars insurance for her husband death .For Beneatha and ,Walter and Lena have their desires to do something with the money.Beneatha dream is to become a doctor and hope for Lena(mama) to help her pay for medical school and Walter Lee dream is to open a liquor store with partnership with his friends as for Lena (mama) hopes to finance a home where they have space to live decently and Travis can play outside also Lena(mama) can finally grow a garden. In “A Raisin in the Sun“ by Lorraine Hansberry shows many examples about sexism in the 1950’s ,Beneatha and Walter represent many of the stereotypes shown of a female and male roles .Above all as times have progress will still see sexism for example the wage gap in sport between a female athlete and male athletes .
Every literary work has its own purpose of existence and no literary is the same. There is always literary work for someone to be interested in. the authors use different techniques in order to attract the readers, such as rhythm, rhyme, characters, settings, characters, theme, and conflict and other techniques. One of the elements that literature allow the readers to use is the imagination in order to visualize what the author message is in his story or poem. Some stories, poems or drama are based from the writer’s personal experience, such as the conflict with they have with society because of their race, gender or ethnicity.
“Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.” This statement is used as an inspirational message , by our coaches, to inspire the football team to work hard and give it our all. Hansberry depicts this idea of working hard in the text A Raisin In The Sun. She creates an idea that, if you don’t work hard you will not achieve great things. A Raisin In The Sun Is written by Lorraine Hansberry and is a historical fiction based on the everyday lives of African Americans, who work hard through the barriers of segregation to achieve their dreams.
Respect Yields Harmony Written and set in the 1950s, Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun encompasses the struggles of a lower-class African-American family, living in Chicago’s Southside. Even though such struggles may seem exclusive to the time period and the family’s race, Hansberry includes multiple life lessons throughout her play that skillfully transcend any potential limitations, and stand true for the majority of people. Through the use of her characters’ actions and words, Hansberry importantly illustrates that in order to maintain harmonious relationships, people must respect others’ opinions, decisions, and dreams.
“Raisin in the sun” by Lorraine Hansberry according to Dreams Deterred: A Study of Lorraine Hansberry’s Raisin in the Sun is the first African American novel played by Broadway (Al-Duleimy). In this novel Lorraine Hansberry write about the dreams of a colored family, and the difficulties of each member of this family to realize their dreams. “What is so interesting is that these dreams are deferred and finally deterred, because simply they are built on the wrong premises” (Al-Duleimy, 538). Each of family member based their dreams with materialism.
In the domestic tragedy play, A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, describes how a family is dealing with financial expenses. The expenses are outrageous because Lena, also known as Mama, has a daughter named Beneatha and attends medical school while the family is paying for the house. The family wants to move into a nicer house, and they work hard to get there. Mama is expecting a ten thousand dollar check inherited by her husband that had died. The father, Walter, wants to buy a liquor store and to finally be in control, but the wife, Ruth, and, Mama, do not want him to. Walter and Ruth all of a sudden start fighting because he thinks nobody in the house listens to him but soon realizes she is pregnant during these fights. She is stressed because of the fighting that, and she is thinking about having an abortion. Walter eventually does get calmed down. Days are go by and he
Gender Expectations in Different Cultures “Women are supposed to cook and do house chores… Women should be responsible for raising children… Men should tell women what they should do… Men are superior than women.” Gender expectations are evident in Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun and the society in Korea. Due to their different culture and lifestyle, The Youngers, the African American family, in A Raisin in the Sun have gender expectations that are different from the those in Korea.