Essay about The Cask Of Amontillado, By Lorraine Hansberry

952 Words Oct 23rd, 2015 4 Pages
When your mind is set on a goal, it can possibly become a reality. A dream and a goal are both being attempted by two men who are unware that there is a conflict within themselves. Man vs. self is shown with the character Walter, from A Raisin the Sun and also with Montresor in “The Cask of Amontillado”. Man versus himself is depicted as an internal conflict in which the character struggles against himself. According to Power point 1, internal conflict is an inner struggle that a character faces. Walter had his mind set on fulfilling a dream and likewise Montresor had a goal to kill his friend, both characters are driven by their own desires and it caused them to lose sight of the world around them. A dream or goal can either be accomplished or hindered by outside and familiar forces. Walter from A Raisin in the Sun, by Lorraine Hansberry is goal oriented in becoming a business man. He lives in his mother’s house with four other family members and he feels as if he has to make his plans and goals a reality in order to properly provide for his family. Here’s a conversation with his mom: mama “Son how come you talk so much about money, Walter “because it is life, Mama.” (Act I Scene II) Walter displays a one track mind. He feels as if when he obtains the money he needs he will be able to become the person he wants to be. Walter is having another conversation with his mother where he states:
Walter: “What you need me to say you done right for? You the head of this…

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