Summary Of Louise Anderson's A Raisin In The Sun

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Simone de Beauvoir a literary critic analyzed Louise Anderson’s “A Raisin in the Sun” and the black matriarchal stereotypes. The American Black woman in this case mama faces a daily struggle in the Southside of Chicago. The First black matriarchal stereotype presented to the reader, as black males are not independent. Anderson uses the example of mama and how she interacts with her son and daughter in law. The second stereotype as black matriarch being “very religious.” As well as being a mother, mama is focused on her children by giving up everything. The last stereotype is presented as being protective of family. Mama can relate to this as she takes care of her family just like she takes care of her plant while also protecting
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