Sexism In Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

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“A Raisin in the Sun “ by Lorraine Hansberry is story about many family disappointments and In the story Lena (Mama) get $10,000 dollars insurance for her husband death .For Beneatha and ,Walter and Lena have their desires to do something with the money.Beneatha dream is to become a doctor and hope for Lena(mama) to help her pay for medical school and Walter Lee dream is to open a liquor store with partnership with his friends as for Lena (mama) hopes to finance a home where they have space to live decently and Travis can play outside also Lena(mama) can finally grow a garden. In “A Raisin in the Sun“ by Lorraine Hansberry shows many examples about sexism in the 1950’s ,Beneatha and Walter represent many of the stereotypes shown of a female and male roles .Above all as times have progress will still see sexism for example the wage gap in sport between a female athlete and male athletes . …show more content…

If you so crazy ‘bout messing ‘round with sick people – then go be a nurse like other women – or just get married and be quiet… (Act1.Scene1 pg 38)”.Walter belittles Beneatha's dream of becoming a doctor, implying that women are fit only for supporting

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