Cadence chooses to leave Windmere and stay at Cuddledown because Gat, Mirren, and Johnny, who are part of Cadence 's imagination, live there. While Harris and his daughters are arguing over the houses and his money, no one notices that Cadence is with the Liars. This allows her to be lost in her imagination. Her best friends do not tell her about the accident, but she eventually remembers the burning of Clairmont. Even though the island’s purpose is for the Sinclair family to come together, they decide to focus on their own wealth and hide the truth from
In the play A Raisin in the Sun, by Lorraine Hansberry, Beneatha (Bennie) Younger is a fiery young woman, aspiring doctor, anti-assimilationist, sister of Walter Lee Younger, sister-in-law of Ruth Younger, and daughter to Lena Younger. Her views about the world during the 20th century are extremely modern compared to those she’s surrounded by at the time. This monologue was written to showcase Beneatha’s distaste for George’s treatment of her, her feisty attitude, her belief in the power of women, her love of African tradition, and her desire to become a doctor. Beneatha and George, from the very beginning of their faux relationship, experience a conflict of interest. Before this monologue begins, Beneatha has just gotten back from a date
In Lorraine Hansberry’s play,” A Raisin in the Sun” Beneatha Younger has great dreams for her future, but there are issues such as, race, education, and gender that stand in the way. Beneatha’s dreams of finding who she really is and becoming a doctor are affected by her gender in the play. Walter says to Beneatha,“I 'm interested in you. Something wrong with that? Ain’t many girls who decide…to become a Doctor” Bennie helps him finish his sentence (Hansberry 36).
You couldn’t be on my side that long for nothing, could you? Ruth: Walter, please leave me alone. Walter: A man needs a woman to back him up…”(Hansberry 8 and 9). In this he is being rude and disrespectful to Ruth by assuming that she doesn’t care about him, their son, or the way they live anymore. Both characters in the stories fail to become rich and known.
Daisy is unhappy in her marriage to Tom because he is not committed to her. She then has an affair with Gatsby because of that unhappiness. “Gatsby was taught to measure success failure and virtue in pecuniary terms.” ( Berman 33). If you did not have money it was thought that you failed in life. If you did not have money though you learned how to appreciate the things you had
At the beginning of the play, Walter is harassing Beneatha about her choice of becoming a doctor. “Ain’t many girls who decide to be a doctor”(Hansberry 36), Walter means that it is uncommon for women to be a doctor in this era of time. Especially a woman of color becoming a doctor. Normally these women are nurses, if that even. It was very hard for African Americans to get a job due to having different colored skin.
Not considering the fact that his wife might possibly have an important topic to discuss. Walter just continues to proceed in asking Mama for the money for his dream a liquor store. However, Mama only shuts him down, because investing in the family is more vital than a store. As his persisting comes to an end
Katherine stated “By demanding excellence it would be challenging the roles you were born to fill.” This part was an eye opener for the girls on the illusions on their life they live and what was taught to them. This inspirational film “Mona Lisa Smile” explores the life of women in marriage, education and liberation a an art teacher name Katherine Watson. She changed the lives the the girls they or the faculty did not see coming. Opening up her students minds to think for themselves and not what other people what them to know or learn. Teaching the smartest young women in the country was something Katherine always wanted to do and she did leaving the signature behind.
Mama doesn’t know what she wants to do with the money, but she does know one thing for sure, that the family needs to move out of the cramped unit because the family is starting to fall apart. They are constantly fighting and Walter is always drinking so that when he gets home he won’t be angry and he drinks to forget the pain of what is going on back at home. Mama sees that Walter and Ruth’s marriage is falling apart, that Travis needs his own space and that he needs his own bed instead of sleeping on the couch, that Beneatha is tired of being in a space that is suffocating. Mama and her husband said that when they got married that they wanted to move out of the unit and get a house of their own but then when they had kids they didn’t have to money to move out a get a house. She saw that it was tearing him apart.
Beneatha gets shamed for not wanting to marry before her schooling. Lena and Ruth laugh at her, and are confused on why she does not want to marry George right away. George thinks it is stupid to not get married right now and wants Beneatha to be like everyone else. Sharon Brubaker notes that Beneatha's version of the American dream is "solitary, less traditional, and not as concerned with family." Beneatha does not want to be "white" or "normal" in her life.