Conflict in the play A Rising in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
In "A Rising in the Sun" (Lorraine Hansberry) we find three main conflicts within the play. These conflicts are interrelated and emerge mainly from one primer issue – Racism. In this essay, I will highlight these three conflicts and explain their connection. First, I will explain the conflict of family. Second, I will explain the conflict of money. Third, I will explain the conflict of racism and how the first two could be seen as a "by-product" of it.
Lena (Mama) recalls her late husband words. Family was the most important thing for Lena and him. However, there are conflicts around this issue which could be seen through three generations. First,
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(George and Walter) since one can visit New-York and the other can't.
Hence, the conflict appears between what the money should and could make, and how the family members reacted towards it.
The clear primary theme of "A Raisin in the Sun" has to do with race and racism. Almost every step with the Youngers' life is affected by their race. First, the Youngers' kind of jobs and misfortune are interrelated. For example, Walter Lee works in a low class job and the conflict could be seen via