This upsets the whole family and Mama says to Walter, "You mean...your sister's school money...you used that too...?" (Hansberry 561). On page 561, Walter finally admits to his mother that he never went to the bank and instead, invested the money in the liquor business. This has a lot of impact on Benetha because she lost $3,000 for schooling as well as Travis. It affects Travis because previously on page 547, Walter says to Travis, "Just tell me where you want to go, and you'll go".
This is what Ruth one of the main characters in A raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry mama’s husband has died and she is receiving a 10,000 dollar insurance check. Each one of the members of the family has a different idea of what to do with the money. Ruth is motivated by her family her wish for them is to have what they want especially mama and helping her family but the money situation stands In her way. This is shown by Ruth getting her family up and ready for work and school and doing all the cleaning in the apartment. Ruth’s first objective is her wish for them to have what they want and need.
A Raisin in the Sun Money is one of the things in the world that a person can become obsessed with. In the story “A Raisin in the sun” the author Lorraine Hansberry shows how a family is changed by the lust of money. A widow, Lena, her son Walter Younger, his wife Ruth and daughter Beneatha all lived under the same roof. Lena just lost her husband and is receiving a check for his death. With the money, Lena wants to buy a new house for the whole family to live in but everyone else in the family sees a different type of opportunity.
After few days, her mother died. Then he decided to leave his shrimping industry to Lieutenant Dan. Meanwhile, Lieutenant Dan possessed in a substantial investment. Forrest spent the money he got from the Apple Computer investment on renovating the church, establishing a medical center at Bubba's hometown and gave Bubba's family an invested
In 1924, he got married to Lita Grey, another sixteen-year-old actress who also found herself pregnant. This marriage produced two sons, Charles Jr and Sidney, it only lasted three years as they were both very unhappy. From 1936 until 1942 he was married to a chorus girl, Paulette Goddard. Just after that there was a nasty paternity suit with another actress, Joan Barry. Even though tests proved Chaplin was not the father of her child a jury ordered him to pay child support.
Later, she is awakened by new neighbour Paul Varjak (George Peppard), who rings her doorbell to get into the building. The pair chat as she dresses to leave for her weekly visit to Sally Tomato (Alan Reed), a mobster incarcerated at Sing Sing prison. Tomato 's lawyer, O 'Shaughnessy, pays her $100 a week to deliver "the weather report". Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly As she is leaving for Sing Sing, Holly is introduced to Paul 's "decorator", wealthy older woman Emily Eustace Failenson (Patricia Neal), whom Paul nicknames "2E". That night, Holly goes out onto the fire escape to elude an over-eager date (Mel Blanc).
They cannot afford to offer gifts to each other for Christmas. On Christmas Eve, Della finds herself with only one dollar and eighty seven cents, therefore she decides to sell her hair for twenty dollars, and she then buys Jim a chain for his gold watch. Jim also goes out after work and sells his valuable gold watch and buys Della a decorated cone for her hair. Once they discover their gifts are to no use for one another, the narrator concedes that they truly love each other which can be proven by the mutual sacrifices demonstrated for one
She puts her house up for sell, eventually working her way into her realtors personal life, believing God is sending her on a wonderful mission. She takes Elizabeth Jordan under her wing to help guide Elizabeth back to God, as well as fix her broken family. Elizabeth’s husband, Tony, is a wealthy, as well as self-centered, salesman. All he does each time he returns home is argue with his wife, causing not only Elizabeth to be extremely hurt, but also their daughter. Elizabeth talks to him about transferring some money to her sister and her husband to lend them a helping hand, but Tony just precedes to tell her that he is the one making the money.
Peter Singer the man who wrote the famous proposal "The Singer Solution to World Poverty" talks about donating money to charity rather than spending it on luxuries to save lives. Singer explains this by stating examples of people put in a situation to sacrifice a beloved item for a child 's life. The first example talks about Dora a retired schoolteacher writing letters for illiterate people. When suddenly she gets an opportunity to obtain 1,000 dollars and all she has to do is bring a kid to a house of foreigners who are willing to adopt him. Dora brings the child, gets paid and enjoys her TV until her neighbor informs her that the foreigners really were organ peddlers.
Question 1: Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin in the Sun The play “A Raisin in the Sun” is about a coloured or black family of five people staying in the south-side of Chicago in the United States of America. The family of five lives in a two bedroomed apartment, which they all share. This has been home to Lena Younger (the head of the family) which she shared with her late husband. Life is difficult for the Younger family as they struggle from day to day to improve their poor living conditions. There is however a ray of hope; Lena Younger is awaiting a $ 10 000 pay-out from her late husband insurance money.