The Better Life In Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

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The Younger family all had a dream of living a better life, and they made the right decision to move to the white neighborhood. Because it had the better living environment, it is was an easy way of taking a stand in against racial discrimination, and it gave the Younger family hope, taught them a lesson about the importance of family unity. Every day, people fight for their goals and dreams. In the process, individuals may face many difficulties and hard choices. Ordinary citizens would make their best effort on making their dreams come true, but sometimes they would also let them deferred. The play, A Raisin in the Sun, written by Lorraine Hansberry, has well shown this situation in the Younger family’s point of view. The…show more content…
She decided to put some of the money down on a new house and chose an all-white neighborhood over a black one simply because it happened to be much cheaper. However, a white representative of the community they planned to move to made a generous offer. He wished to avoid neighborhood tensions over interracial population, which to the three women's horror, Walter prepared to accept as a solution to their financial setback. Mama said that while money was something they tried to work for, they should never take it if it was a person's way of telling them they weren't fit to walk the same earth as them. After all the setbacks, Walter refused to sell the house that Lena has bought. The family prepared to move. Moving into the new house in the white neighborhood would give the Younger family a better living environment. The first page of the play, A Raisin in the Sun, showed that their apartment was too old and narrow for five people. “Although the furnishings of this room are selected with care and live and ever hope—and brought to this apartment and arranged with taste and pride, its have been used by too many people for too many years. Everything has been polished, washed, sat on, used, scrubbed too often” (A Raisin
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