Essay about Analysis Of Lorraine Hansberry 's A Raisin And The Sun

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Most people have a dream whether it be a big dream or small dream. In “A Raisin in the Sun,” by Lorraine Hansberry every character has their own dream. Some of the characters wanted to be doctors and others wanted to have a garden, Walter Younger wants to start a liquor store. He is one of the people that had a big dream. Walter is driven by money and has a money driven dream, but goes through a major change that drives him to be a family man that is driven by love. In the first scene Walter gives his son money in spite of his wife’s opposition. At first it look like Walter could possibly be giving, Travis, Ruth and Walter’s son, to be a good father because He does not want his son to worry about money, but when the sub context is looked at that is not the case. Yes, Walter does not want his son to worry about the money situation, but the focus should actually be on Walter and Ruth’s relationship. Walter gives Travis the money to show Ruth that he can do whatever he wants. Walter is just being plain rebellious. The rebelliousness in Walter especially with the money shows that he cares more about money than he does his wife. He comes across degrading to Ruth when he ask her, “What you tell the boy things like that for?” (Hansberry 341.) That very question is degrading to Ruth because he is basically telling her that she has no right to tell Travis anything about money. Just in the first act it can be seen that Walter is driven solely by money. This act also shows that Walter…

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