Lorraine Hansberry ‘s A Raisin And The Sun Essays

A Raisin In The Sun

In life some have it all, and some also have nothing, but what truly matters is what you do with what you have. In Lorraine Hansberry’s story, “ A Raisin In The Sun”, She guides us through the trials and tribulations of an African American family of 5 in Chicago during the 60’s. This story truly shows that with family, faith, and hard work anything is possible. Although the story was based on a family of color in the 60’s, life lessons learned within the story still pertain to todays society. The story begins with Langston Hughes poem titled “Harlem”, this Poem helps readers understand the overall setting before the first scene, leaving the audience wondering where it will lead them next. It seems as if Walter Lee is in search for something the entire story wether it be self-actualization, or just trying to figure out what will benefit his family the most.

Walter, as the new man of the house feels like his family must have the best he can provide for them without his father in the picture any more along with financial stability, so his determination for provin…

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