Success In Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

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“Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are”—Arthur Golden. This quote is constantly looked back on in Lorraine Hansberry’s broadway play, “A Raisin in the Sun”. In this play, Hansberry introduces Walter Lee Younger, a passionate black man with a dream to be successful. However, his dream is hindered by poverty and prejudice. Walter believes that money will resolve all of his financial and social problems. His desperation for money makes him feel like a man. Although, as a man, Walter feels worthless. He craves success, but his family is always telling him that his ideas are insignificant. Hansberry uses Walter’s desire for success to potentially lead

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