Essay on A Of The Sun By Lorraine Hansberry

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A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry is realistic fictional in which the play 's title and the characters represent the play 's theme. The play focused on Black americans struggles to reach the american dream of liberty and purpose happiest during the 1950 and 1960s the idea of everyone having the chance to achieve a better life should exist for all. Hansberry created her title using a line from langston hughes poem “ A Dream Deferred”. The original poem was written in 8ugd1951 about harlem. Hughes line from the poem claimed that when dreams are deferred they have to go for it. This meant that they are put off until future time a dream you put on hold. Hughes poem further suggest that when dreams and goals are denied to persuade people start giving up, and they lose hope. This meant that Black America may respond negatively to the situation Hughes noted black Americans discontent with life a society. Hughes poem was a precursor to the civil right movement. Hansberry not only used hughes poem to create her title, but she also used it to express the message. Through her characters, Walter, Mama, and Beneatha. Hansberry created real examples of black america 's struggle to reach the american dream. Through her character, Walter, Younger, Hansberry created a real example of a Black American struggle to reach the American Dream. Walters American dream was get respect and dignity out of world. He was going to achieve this dream by the family of…

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