Lindner and Mrs. Johnson. Mrs. Johnson comes to the Younger’s family home to tell them how many violent and forceful acts await them in Clybourne Park from the white people. Mr. Lindner comes to the Younger’s family home to offer them money, so they do not move into Clybourne Park. “Our association is prepared, through the collective effort of our people, to buy the house from you at a financial gain to your family ”(1918). Lindner says that he 's here to tell the Younger’s "the way we do things out in Clybourne Park”(1918).
The movie “Get Out,” focuses on the budding, yet cynical relationship, between Rose Armitage, her family, and her boyfriend, Chris Washington. The Armitage’s are an upper class, white, educated family, that come from a different class system than Chris. Chris’s mother passed away as a child, and he is a black photographer living in urban Chicago. It’s clearly apparent throughout the movie that Chris grew up differently than the cookie cutter, white, Armitage’s. As the movie begins, Rose is prepping Chris about her family as he is packing for their journey to her house.
She went to ask Mr. Jake Walters for repayment of a loan for her grandmother, and he would not repay her. The police got involved in this incident but once they figured out that she was the granddaughter of a black woman she was mistreated. She got harassed late at night because of her skin color. As soon as Pinky was about to go back to the north to go back to her life. Her grandmother wanted Pinky to take care of their white elderly neighbor Miss Em.
Mama’s reasoning for buying a house is not for selfish reasons. She wants to actually have something to be able to give her grandchild when he becomes an adult. When she went looking for a house, she was not looking for something fancy and expensive. She was looking for an average house that they could afford. Furthermore, Walter says, “… I’m thirty-five years old; I been married eleven years and I got a boy who sleeps in the living room—(Very, very quietly)—and all I got to give him is stories about how rich white people live …” (Hansberry 170-171).
Sophie’s Choice is a novel by American author William Styron, first published in 1979. It centers on the relationships between three people sharing a boarding house in Brooklyn - Stingo, a young writer from the south; Jewish scientist Nathan Landau; and his girlfriend Sophie, a Polish Catholic Holocaust survivor. The title centers around a fateful choice that Sophie was forced to make when she and her children were taken to Auschwitz, that has haunted her ever since. Exploring themes of trauma and the differing ways people react to it, the inhumanity of war, and dysfunctional relationships, Sophie’s Choice is Styron’s most acclaimed and famous works, although it was controversial due to its sexual content and centering its story on a non-Jewish victim of the Holocaust. It won the National Book Award in 1980, and is best known today for its 1982 film adaptation directed by Alan J. Pakula and starring Meryl Streep as Sophie, a role for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress.
In A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, thoughts of femininity and masculinity are woven throughout the play. The play is set in the 1950s, a time where racial tension still existed among black and white Americans even though segregation no longer existed. A Raisin in the Sun is about the Youngers, an African American family living in the slums of Chicago. The father has just passed away, and the family is about to receive an insurance check for $10,000. Each family member has his or her own idea as to how the money should be spent.
In Lorraine Hansberry’s, A Raisin in the Sun, many hidden but touching meanings are portrayed through various objects, especially Mama’s plant, throughout the play. A Raisin in the Sun depicts a struggling African-American family, also known as the Younger family, coming together to fulfill their deceased relative’s dream. The deceased relative was Mr. Younger. His dream was to move his family into a much better house.
The play Raisin In The Sun by Lorraine Hansberry shows how a striving black family living in Chicago in 1959 is brought down by racism. The play shows the importance of family and dreams when the Younger family receives a check for ten thousand dollars from the passing of their grandfather, Big Walter. Big Walter’s son Walter has a dream to be a better provider for his family and because he wants to score big with his liquor store, he invests all of the money left in the store. He is heartbroken after his partner steals all his money and the family is stressed about what is to come next. Walter is like the “caged bird” in “Sympathy” who “beats his wing till its blood is red on the cruel bars” because Walter can see his dream of being a better provider for his family, but his dream is prevented because he is caged by racism.
Each of the adults in the house have their own individual ideas and dreams of what they can do with the money. In the beginning, Mama plans to divide the money in portion, mainly between purchasing a new house and to pay for Beneatha’s college education. Beneatha is very ambitious about her education and career pursuit to be a doctor, while Walther wants to invest in a new business. Both rightful in their pursuit, reveal Walter’s own sexism and as they continue to contest which of their goals is more important. A Raisin In The Sun first premiered on the Broadway stage in March 1959, based on the same year the story of the play is set to unfolds.
A Raisin in the Sun: Strength of Family Racism, segregation, oppression, and poverty; these are some of the struggles that black people in 1950’s America had to deal with every single day. That’s what the book “A Raisin in the Sun” focused on. This book was written about a closely-knit black family who had to get through new and difficult challenges, especially when it came to the racism that ran rampant through America at the time and their own attempts to escape the seemingly bottomless pit of poverty. These struggles forced this black family to stay together, even in times when the family seemed to be coming apart at the seams. This wonderful book had a couple main themes, but three of the biggest themes were racism, the importance of family, and poverty.