Importance Of Family In Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

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Family has always occupied one of the most important places among the values of human life. This is understandable, because all people are at different stages of their lives are somehow connected with the family, it is a natural part of this life. Of course, in the family there must be love for each other; but also has to be patience, respect, willingness to listen and to help. People need to be ready to sacrifice for their family their time, their desires. Sometimes life is hard, and things go wrong. At these hard times each family is tested for strength, and only a true loving and caring family will face all of the troubles together, as one, no matter what. Play А Raisin in the Sun , by Lorraine Hansberry , presenting to a reader family , …show more content…

“You see, this little liquor store we got in mind cost seventy-five thousand and we figured the initial investment on the place be ‘bout thirty thousand, see. That be ten thousand each” (Hansberry 457). Family members are not quite supported his ideas for different reasons, but he was very passionate about this dream that he refused to listen what others think about it. Throughout the play, he makes many decisions that hurt the members of his family, but by the end of the play, he is able to regain their respect by not taking the money offered by Mr. Lindner. “And we have decided to move into our house because my father - my father - he earned it for us brick by brick” (Hansberry 517). His decision was final and supported by his …show more content…

There will be no goal to reach. But with dreams, comes great responsibility. It is not enough to dream and forget about that dream, people need to work for it. Without this hard work, a dream will only remain a desire in the subconscious mind and will never be achieved. In the A Raisin in the Sun each one of the family member tried to work out their way in process of achieving their dreams. Sometimes it is best to give up on something, in order to save something that cannot be replaced. At the end they didn’t get what they wanted the most, but they achieved the most important goal - keeping the family united and have a great opportunity to have a better life in a new

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