Walter is constantly pestering Mama for the money when everyone else says it's a bad idea, but Walter persists. And eventually Mama realizes what she is doing.“Listen to me, now. I say I been wrong, son. That I been doing to you what the rest of the world been doing to you. Walter- What you never understood is that I ain’t got nothing, don’t own nothing, ain’t never really wanted nothing that wasn’t for you.
Walter wants to be free from the family’s low income lifestyle, and becoming rich is Walter’s extrinsic motivation to live. Mama said to Walter, “Son-how come you talk so much ‘bout money?” Walter responded with immense passion, “Because it is life, Mama!” Walter looks at life, and like a bride sees through her wedding vail, Walter sees through money lenses. He sees his father’s money as a possibility in a world that revolves around a minimal supply of money. He feels that if he cannot achieve greatness and get his family out of the slums of Chicago, then he has failed at everything. It not only concerns his family that he sees his human worth out of money, but it worries them because they are not able to trust him to be responsible and just when making decisions.
He is manipulative and tells Othello to “observe her [Desdemona] well with Cassio” (Shakespeare, 3.3:197). Iago feeds Othello with countless lies and makes him miserable with something that is not factual. He is determined to get revenge and he does not realize Iago stands insincere. Furthermore, Iago is selfish when he tells Othello, “I am yours for ever” (3.3:479). He betrays Othello yet still let’s him depend on him for his own
She is also upset because Walter is giving in to racial tension and calling Mr. Lindner back to negotiate taking money in exchange for not moving into the white neighborhood. Lena immediately snaps back and calls out Beneatha for not learning to care for her brother. In this scene Lena’s maternal instinct really shines through. Even though she is disappointed in Walters foolishness and lack of pride, she knows that Walter is at his lowest point and that persecution and ridicule will not help the situation in any way. She also understands that his pursuit of money wasn't for self interest but to make things better for the whole family.
Poverty also led the Lacks 's family to injustice for them and their mother 's cells because they simply couldn 't afford a lawyer. The book says, "So in attempt to get Hopkins to give them what they saw as their cut of the HeLa profits they made handouts about Henrietta Lack 's family being owed their due, and gave them to customers at Lawrence 's store". This illustrates that although Lawrence and Sonny couldn 't afford a lawyer, the next best thing was to spread the word, and also shows how they just had to make do with what they had. Rebecca Skloot shows how poverty was a major problem for the Lacks 's family in, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks". Ranging from medical problems to being an easy target to having injustice.
“Me and Ruth done made some sacrifices for you – why can’t you do something for the family?” (Hansberry 1.1.118). The Younger family has grown up without much and when the father dies, he leaves an inheritance that can get the family into a comfortable living position. The only problem is that they all want to use the money for different reasons. Each character wants to make their own dreams come true. They do not want to sacrifice their own dreams to please the others.
They treat Ann totally different, Ann’s husband is treated with respect by her parents, and they are economically stable with their own money. One will also learn the rules for affluent parents and productive children. Response At the beginning of the chapter, it discusses how parents often give money to their adult children who are unemployed or do not work. My parents are the
A Raisin in the Sun Money is one of the things in the world that a person can become obsessed with. In the story “A Raisin in the sun” the author Lorraine Hansberry shows how a family is changed by the lust of money. A widow, Lena, her son Walter Younger, his wife Ruth and daughter Beneatha all lived under the same roof. Lena just lost her husband and is receiving a check for his death. With the money, Lena wants to buy a new house for the whole family to live in but everyone else in the family sees a different type of opportunity.
I never could please him.”, as Ponyboy mentions. This is important because Ponyboy does not think Darry likes him and that he might as well not try to please him. “He didn’t use to be like that… we used to get along ok… before Mom and Dad died. Now he just can’t stand me”. This
Walter a character mainly focusing on changing his daily cycle and bringing a better future for his family. Watching younger has experienced lot of changes in his family wanted to provide his family more and looking for way to escape his daily routine. A Raisin in the Sun Walter discusses “do you know what this money could do to me, do you know what this money can do for us” page 522 act scene 2. Walter warriors about his daily routine, his mindset is using the money and using familiar capital. Walter can give more to his family and earning the respect proving them they were wrong.