Life In Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

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Tons of people on a normal day get made fun of because they dont look like others and that they don 't act like other people. In the book A Raisin In The Sun written by Lorraine Hansberry, A african american family living in the suburbs of Chicago pre civil rights movement trying to find a better life outside of their rundown apartment. In the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding Toula changes her appearance to go out and get the guy that she likes and when they see each other and it was love at first sight, Ian and Toula later get married. In the book American Born Chinese written by Gene Luen Yang, Jin changes his appearance because he wanted to fit in and get the girl that everyone likes. Some People think that they don 't fit into society so they change themselves to fit into society.
In the book American Born Chinese a boy named Jin that was born in San Francisco but his parents were from China. Jin has trouble making friends and constantly made fun of because of what
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Jin 's parents were “FOB” which is a phrase for fresh off the boat, fresh off the boat means that someone of Asian descent who has recently immigrated into a new country. Jin has a crush on a girl named Amelia, Jin realizes that he will never have a chance to get with Amelia. Chinkee is Danny 's cousin Chinkee comes and visits Danny once every year, Chinkee is stereotypical odd and when Chinkee acts odd at Danny 's school Danny gets so embarrassed that he has to move schools every year. Danny 's doesn 't want to make a lot of friends because he moves schools so much because of Danny 's “cousin.” In the book A Raisin In The Sun a family is living in a run down apartment with three rooms and a bathroom that they share with many other families in the building. The family was a black family in the civil rights movement black families in that time didn 't get much at all house prices were outrages along with horrible living conditions. Some members of the family
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