A Raisin Of The Sun Essay

1426 Words May 8th, 2015 6 Pages
Families come in several varieties based on the way they interact with one another, their ethics, appearance and even the way they are related. People all over the world consider their families functional and sufficient. In the play titled a Raisin in the Sun, there is a family introduced to the readers as “The Youngers”. The Younger family is an African-American family living on the South Side of Chicago in the 1950s. However, my family is a unit that is currently together family generally want the same things as many family. The reader can come the conclusion that the Younger family was designed to help the reader relate easily. Though my personal family, the Perkins family, is more resourceful and communicative than the Younger family, the main structural points between the two families share a common development in the context of culture and society that produced them.
The family of five, Mama, Walter, Beneatha, Ruth, and Travis, live in a rundown apartment in the South Side of Chicago during the 1950s an era of great prosperity for most. Considering how small the apartment was the Younger Family spent a lot of time together. The family was a chain reaction if something happened to one member of the family it will affect everyone around them. For example, if Walter had a bad day at work driving the men around he would come home and take it out on those who can’t respond effectively thus creating an argument. Many black men, in the 1950s specially, have to deal with…

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