Instead of drinking alcohol the youngers invest in it. Walter is over portrayed in a way that makes him seem like a screw up when in actuality Walters main dream for his son to be successful and have a real job. Walter wants to be there for his family and give his son a head start in life. In order for this to happen Walter believes that he should invest in an liquor store as a “get rich quick scheme”. It clear that Walter is not aware of how much of a risk investing that much money in something you don't know much about is.
He wants to be a businessman and own a liquor store. He wants to be able to provide for his family and give them what they have never had. Walter also wants to take his mother’s position as the head of the house and make the financial decisions for the family. Walter can be seen as selfish as instead of putting the money for him and his sister in the bank he uses it all and loses it trying to fulfill his own dreams with no regard to his sister’s dreams or the rest of the family’s. Beneatha is the most educated person in the family.
Willy was suppose to go with Bobo to invest in the liquor store ,but Willy ran off with the money. Mama is upset because the money was for Beneatha's schooling to become a doctor and for them to invest in the liquor store. Mama plants is the most repetitive symbol in the “Raisin In The Sun” because it's represents the family going, their dreams and mama's dreams of owning a garden. That's what Mamas plant captures, her family's journey to
(AGG) Many people believe that money will buy you happiness, but no matter how much money you spend, you will never get the true happiness you receive from people. (BS-1) The characters in the novel Fahrenheit 451 focus on looks and value their possessions. (BS-2) Becoming materialistic has many effects towards people. (BS-3) There are some people in the society who reject the idea of materialism. (TS) Ray Bradbury created a society full of materialistic people to warn the readers about the dangers of being overly focused on materials.
Currently he is living in a two room apartment with his mother, wife, son, and sister. His also has a new baby on the way and more than ever he wants to have more money. But, because of his failures his family is not able to trust him with money. And because money is so unattainable to him the second he gets any money it goes to a get rich quick scheme. His family finally realizes that it is time that he learns and by allowing him to take charge and lead the family he can grow and get better at managing his money and making the family more.
In the Great Gatsby, the author tells us a story about a man whose name was Gatsby, when he final became rich by his own effort, his lover can not accept him at all, people around him were just made use of his money, and they still looked down upon him because of his poor background. What a sad story! Through this story, we can learn that money is not so useful, maybe we can use money to buy a lot of things, but it does not mean rich can present everything. Gatsby’s
A Raisin in the Sun Dignity is the most important thing to Walter Lee in A Raisin in the Sun, by Lorraine Hansberry. While in the beginning, Walter states that “Life is money,” by the end, he seems to value his dignity more. Throughout the play, he wants, more than anything, to be an owner of a liquor store. He soon decides, however, that it’s more important for his family to have dignity, than to give in to what society expects of them. In the beginning, Walter and Ruth get into an argument on how Ruth never listens to what Walter has to say.
Soo tired--moaning and groaning all the time, but you wouldn’t do nothing to help, would you? You couldn’t be on my side that long for nothing, could you? (...) A man needs for a woman to back him up…” This shows that Walter feels that it’s his full responsibility to provide for his family and give them the money without being the “man” (head) of the family and make decisions about the money or take it and achieve his dream which collapsed in the end after the money was stolen by his best friend Willy Harris. Walter Lee wanted to achieve his dream by buying the liquor store with his family insurance money and prove that he is a man to his family after
To choose others before yourself requires generosity and true kindness which doesn’t seem very common anymore. Throughout the play “A Raisin in the Sun”, Lorraine Hansberry developed the theme of putting others before yourself through the financial welfare of the household, supporting extracurricular activities, and the responsibilities of being a parent. Even as the Younger family was poor and had no extra money to spend, they always found a way to make everything turn out okay. As Travis wanted extra money to spend, Walter tried to hide the reality of their situation as Ruth told Travis no, “cause we don’t have it” and Walter replies, “What you tell the boy things like that for? Here son-” (Hansberry 12).
[Investing] big, [gambling] big” (Hansberry 84). Walter dreams of gaining money through the liquor store, a highly improbable goal. As the play continues, Walter realizes how absurd this goal is and decides to abandon his American Dream. As a result, he takes it on himself to ensure that his mother’s American Dream gets fulfilled when he mentions “we don’t want to make no trouble for nobody or fight causes, and we will try to be good neighbors … we don’t want your money” (Hansberry 148) to Lindner. By doing so, Walter makes it evident that he lost all interest in money and only wants to move into the house to aid in uniting his family, proving Walter’s shift in his American Dream.