A Raisin In The Sun Play Analysis

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The XX and the early XXI century was and is still being marked as the centuries of the world’s adjustment regarding the view of differences in people’s appearance and beliefs. This has made changes on how people see their political, religious, cultural, and human races differences. Although differences in people still are main cause of violence, there has been a significant change since the beginning of the XX century until today. “Breaking the color barrier” has taken the objetive of seen discrimination and the differences in people through plays and short stories related to American society. A Raisin in the Sun, by Lorraine Hansberry, is a play which focuses on how the African-Americans were seen during the 60’s by the white ethnicity. Those periods marked the United States of intense discrimination which marked the play. The Youngers’, family in which the play directs its attention, lived tough moments due to the African-American discrimination and economic…show more content…
He has worked his entire life as chauffeur and has always wanted to go beyond being that though he has nothing to look forward to due to lack of economical power. In families, usually the one who brings money home leads and has the power. In the play, Walter has no control of his family mainly because his salary does not give him power. Also, Lena Younger has the insurance check from Big Walter which contained $10.000, making the Youngers depend on her and not on Walter Lee’s budget. As he is seen in the play, it can be deduced that his stressed personality mainly comes from the fact that he has no money to portray power. His dream with the money is to form part of the liquor store plan so that both, family and especially himself earn. If he has the opportunity to provide enough money to the family, he would had opportunity to show he is capable. He also will be seen as the male of the family who has the last
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