Mama's Plant Symbolism In A Raisin In The Sun

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Mama’s plant in A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry is a symbol of Mama’s constant sacrifice for her children and how Mama’s children can succeed on little to nothing. Mama always provides tender care to her plant and her children and she pampers them both as much as she possibly can in order to make sure they are happy in the environment that they have been raised in. She gives everything she has and more to make sure that her children are doing well, but what she has is sometimes not nearly enough. It's very hard to be in a world full of wealth around you and not ever want that luxury for yourself, especially for the Younger
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