Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

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Walter is a very passionate and ambitious man. According to Mama, Walter is very much like his father. Throughout the play, Walter is obsessed with the idea of purchasing a liquor store with two of his friends. He feels this business venture will solve his financial and social problems. As he tells his son, he envisions himself working at the head of a business doing important work. People will look up to him and he will hold a position of high status.
Walter believes with the insurance money, he will be able to invest in this business and will then be able to provide the material necessities he feels his family deserves. He also feels this new venture will offer them the opportunity to experience luxuries in life. Walter questions

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