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DAICIAL IN tit CUM JUIIV summary in the life of the Youngers. Black family living on Mr. Younger's. A Raisin in the Sun portrays a few ee the South Side of chicago on the 1950s. When the play opens, the Youngers are about to recieve an insurance check for $10.000. This money comes from the deceased life insurance policy. Each of the adult members of the family has an idea as to what he or she would do with this money. The matriarch of the family. Mama, wants to buy a house to fulfill a dream she shared with her husband. Mama's son. walter Lee, would rather use the money to invest in a liquor store with his friends. He believes. that the investment. will solve the family's financial problems forever. Walter's wife. Ruth. agrees with Mama, however hopes that she and Walter can provide more space and opportunity for his son, Travis. Finally, Beneatha, Walter's sister and Mama's daughter, wants to use the money for her medical school tution. She also her family members. were not so interested in assi- milating into the white world. Beneatha instead tries to find her identity by looking back. to the past and to Africa. and wishes that discovers that As the play progresses, the Youngers clash over with their competing dreams. she is pregnant but fears that if she has the...

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child, she will put more financial pres- sure on her family members. When Walter says nothing to Ruth's admission that she is consi- dering an abortion, Mama puts a down payment. on a house for the whole family. She be- lieves that a bigger, brighter dwelling will help them all. This house is in Clybourne Park, an entirely white neighborhood. When the Younger's future neighbors find out that the Younger's are moving in, they send Mr. Lindner, from the Clybourne Park Improvement Association, to offer the Younger's money in return for staying away. The Younger's refuse the deal, even after walter loses the rest of the money ($6.500) to his friend Willy Harris, who persuades Walter to invest in the liquor store and then runs off with the cash. Ruth In the meantime, Beneatha rejects her suitor, George Murchison, whom she believes to be shal - low and blind to the problems of race. Subsequently, she recieves a marriage proposal from her Nigerian boy friend, Josepf Asaqai, who wants Beneatha to get a medical degree and move to Africa with him (Beneatha does not make her choise before the end of the play). The Youngers eventually move out of the appartment, fulfilling the family's long-held dream. Their future seems uncertain and slighty dangerous, but they are optimistic and determined to live a better life. They believe that they can succeed if they stick together as a family and resolve to defer their dreams no longer. act 1 scene 1 of her. that The Younger family lives in a cramped. "furniture crowded" apartment that is clearly too small for its five occupants in one of the poorer sections of Southside Chicago. walter. Lee wants to invest Mama's $10.000 insurance in a liquor store with two of his friends. Because religious convictions against liquor drinking. Mama is uninterested in walter's dream of get- ting rich quickly with this scheme. Ruth. Walter's wife.. is so exhausted from overwork that she too is unsympathetic to Walter's obsession with the money. Mama makes it clear. part of the check will go towards to Beneath as education in medical school. At the beginning of the play, money is the focal point of everyone's conversation, leading to arquments and crea- ting a mood of conflict. Walter leaves for his chaffeur's job. and Travis leaves for school. Ruth prepares for her job as a cleaning woman as Mama reprimands. Beneatha about. her fresh talk. At the end of the scene, Mama discovers. the floor. that Ruth has fainted and fallen to act 1, scene 2 The following morning, Saturday, is the day that the check is expected to arrive. Beneatha and Hama are busy doing weekend house cleaning when Ruth comes in, announcing sadly that she is pregnant. Mama is upset when she realizes that Ruth is contemplating an abortion. Joseph Asaqai brings Beneatha a gift of African records and some Nigerian robes. After he leaves, Travis brings in the insurance check from the mailbox, and walter seizes this opportu- nity to discuss his buisness plans again. Mama, however, iqnores walter in the same way. walter earlier ignored Ruth's attempts to tell him about her pregnancy. Mama eventually has to be to tell him about Ruth's dilemma and is surprised that his desire for the overshadows his concern for both Ruth and his unborn child. that the money one act 2 scene 1 ter comes Later that Saturday, dressed in her new Nigerian robes and headdresses, Beneatha dances to African music while simultaneously giving Ruth an impromptu lesson in its significance. Wal- in, after having had a few too many drinks, and joins in Beneatha's ritualistic dance. The doorbell rings suddenly, and George Murchison arrives for his theater date with Beneatha. He gets into a heated debate with her over the history and heritage of black people, all of which he belittles as insignificant, and then he antagonizes Walter by dismissing Walter's attempt to discuss his "big" business plans with him. After George's exit, walter Lee Ruth reminisce about their early days together and contrast their early dreams warm feelings for one another, compared to now, when they seem to be slipping away from returns unexpectedly and announces Travis especially and also to that put a hefty down payment on all-white neigh- borhood. Ruth cannot contain her happiness at the thought of their finally being able to move out of the overcrowded apartment. however, is crushed by Mama's news; to him, and and one another. Mama and Ruth - Walter she has a house in an walter. Mama has "butchered his dream ". to act 2, scene. 2 a The scene opens a few weeks late, on a Friday night; packing crates fill the Younger apart. ment in preparation for the move. Beneatha and George come in from their date and brief disagreement, George leaves, puzzled. Mama, still smarting over walter's previous accu-. sation that she "butchered". his dream, decides to entrust with the responsibility for the remaining money, stipulating that he first deposit $3.000 for Beneatha's education. Filled with renewed hope, walter tells Travis about his dreams for the future and says that about to embark on a new venture will change their lives. Walter he is a transaction that after act 2, scene 3 playfully with Ruth when This scene begins one week later. Ruth and Beneatha. are in good spirit; this is the day that the family will move to their new neighborhood. Ruth tells Beneatha that on the previous evening,. she and walter. had gone on a date to the movies. Walter comes in and is dancing. a white man comes to the door, asking for Lena Younger. Walter tries on his new status. as "head of the household," telling the stranger that he handles his mother's "business matters". The man, Karl Lindner, acting as representative of the Clybourne Park Improve- ment Association, makes a very generous offer to buy the Younger's new home. At first, walter. listens then tells Lindner to get out. When Lena returns, they each try to shield her from the reality that Lindner represents by giving her the housewarming gifts they'd purchased. Soon afterwards, Bobo arrives to tell walter that Willy ran off with their money. Both Mama and walter explode with feelings of loss, anger, helplessness, and grief. act 3 An hour later, having no knowledge of the Youngers' financial reversals, Asaqai drops by the apartment, hoping to help with the packing, but instead he is greety by a changed Beneatha. Seemingly, she is in shock. very simply, she states, He gave away the money." Her previous posi- tive idealism has been replaced by a loss of faith in humanity. The money that should have financed her medical education is gone. She wants and expects sympathy from Asaqai, but instead, he upbraids her for her materialistic outlook. characters Lena Younger. | mom mom Beneatha Younger brother sister toxic relationship proposes to George Murchison Mama ( Lena Younger): Travis Younger fran ad Walter Lee Younger. Walter Lee Younger in the middle of his thirties Ruth Younger joined the family when her son is Travis kind sometimes aggressive good with everybody got pregnant Beneatha Younger : an Joseph Asaqai ' Asaqai: is from Nigeria mom attractive college girl young, independent searches for her identity dates two different men she married Ruth Younger. is proud on his African heritage tries to teach Beneatha about refuses. offer husband her heritage father of Travis, husband of Ruth, sister of Beneatha, son a taxi driver defiant, caring, belligerent. often fights and arques believes that money can fix problems want to Karl Lindner Walter is the happiest with Asagai is the most depressed and angry with George prides herself on being independent → Willy Harris. open a the head of the family is a sensitive mother stands up for her beliefs believes in god. dreams are more important to her than material wealth nurturing, caring liquor store Bobo of Lena George Murchison : Karl Lindner: seems nice and polite at first adjectives Ruth: to describe the characters. Walter: Lena: Beneatha: a rich man shallow, educated, wealthy. constantly making literary allusions says he represents a 'welcoming comitee" from the neighborhood where Youngers Planning to move wants to resolve the "problem" of the black the only white man. George: kind gentle insistend. indolent modest reliable confident independent rich generous · caring •faithful proud distant humble tactful stubborn educated well liked pushy. ·subborn. beautiful unreliable. caring cautious considerate proud. goal-oriented shallow arrogant family. honest easy to get along with impulsive. short tempered out going generous self-centered a little arrogant the condescending educated

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DAICIAL IN tit CUM JUIIV summary in the life of the Youngers. Black family living on Mr. Younger's. A Raisin in the Sun portrays a few ee the South Side of chicago on the 1950s. When the play opens, the Youngers are about to recieve an insurance check for $10.000. This money comes from the deceased life insurance policy. Each of the adult members of the family has an idea as to what he or she would do with this money. The matriarch of the family. Mama, wants to buy a house to fulfill a dream she shared with her husband. Mama's son. walter Lee, would rather use the money to invest in a liquor store with his friends. He believes. that the investment. will solve the family's financial problems forever. Walter's wife. Ruth. agrees with Mama, however hopes that she and Walter can provide more space and opportunity for his son, Travis. Finally, Beneatha, Walter's sister and Mama's daughter, wants to use the money for her medical school tution. She also her family members. were not so interested in assi- milating into the white world. Beneatha instead tries to find her identity by looking back. to the past and to Africa. and wishes that discovers that As the play progresses, the Youngers clash over with their competing dreams. she is pregnant but fears that if she has the...

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child, she will put more financial pres- sure on her family members. When Walter says nothing to Ruth's admission that she is consi- dering an abortion, Mama puts a down payment. on a house for the whole family. She be- lieves that a bigger, brighter dwelling will help them all. This house is in Clybourne Park, an entirely white neighborhood. When the Younger's future neighbors find out that the Younger's are moving in, they send Mr. Lindner, from the Clybourne Park Improvement Association, to offer the Younger's money in return for staying away. The Younger's refuse the deal, even after walter loses the rest of the money ($6.500) to his friend Willy Harris, who persuades Walter to invest in the liquor store and then runs off with the cash. Ruth In the meantime, Beneatha rejects her suitor, George Murchison, whom she believes to be shal - low and blind to the problems of race. Subsequently, she recieves a marriage proposal from her Nigerian boy friend, Josepf Asaqai, who wants Beneatha to get a medical degree and move to Africa with him (Beneatha does not make her choise before the end of the play). The Youngers eventually move out of the appartment, fulfilling the family's long-held dream. Their future seems uncertain and slighty dangerous, but they are optimistic and determined to live a better life. They believe that they can succeed if they stick together as a family and resolve to defer their dreams no longer. act 1 scene 1 of her. that The Younger family lives in a cramped. "furniture crowded" apartment that is clearly too small for its five occupants in one of the poorer sections of Southside Chicago. walter. Lee wants to invest Mama's $10.000 insurance in a liquor store with two of his friends. Because religious convictions against liquor drinking. Mama is uninterested in walter's dream of get- ting rich quickly with this scheme. Ruth. Walter's wife.. is so exhausted from overwork that she too is unsympathetic to Walter's obsession with the money. Mama makes it clear. part of the check will go towards to Beneath as education in medical school. At the beginning of the play, money is the focal point of everyone's conversation, leading to arquments and crea- ting a mood of conflict. Walter leaves for his chaffeur's job. and Travis leaves for school. Ruth prepares for her job as a cleaning woman as Mama reprimands. Beneatha about. her fresh talk. At the end of the scene, Mama discovers. the floor. that Ruth has fainted and fallen to act 1, scene 2 The following morning, Saturday, is the day that the check is expected to arrive. Beneatha and Hama are busy doing weekend house cleaning when Ruth comes in, announcing sadly that she is pregnant. Mama is upset when she realizes that Ruth is contemplating an abortion. Joseph Asaqai brings Beneatha a gift of African records and some Nigerian robes. After he leaves, Travis brings in the insurance check from the mailbox, and walter seizes this opportu- nity to discuss his buisness plans again. Mama, however, iqnores walter in the same way. walter earlier ignored Ruth's attempts to tell him about her pregnancy. Mama eventually has to be to tell him about Ruth's dilemma and is surprised that his desire for the overshadows his concern for both Ruth and his unborn child. that the money one act 2 scene 1 ter comes Later that Saturday, dressed in her new Nigerian robes and headdresses, Beneatha dances to African music while simultaneously giving Ruth an impromptu lesson in its significance. Wal- in, after having had a few too many drinks, and joins in Beneatha's ritualistic dance. The doorbell rings suddenly, and George Murchison arrives for his theater date with Beneatha. He gets into a heated debate with her over the history and heritage of black people, all of which he belittles as insignificant, and then he antagonizes Walter by dismissing Walter's attempt to discuss his "big" business plans with him. After George's exit, walter Lee Ruth reminisce about their early days together and contrast their early dreams warm feelings for one another, compared to now, when they seem to be slipping away from returns unexpectedly and announces Travis especially and also to that put a hefty down payment on all-white neigh- borhood. Ruth cannot contain her happiness at the thought of their finally being able to move out of the overcrowded apartment. however, is crushed by Mama's news; to him, and and one another. Mama and Ruth - Walter she has a house in an walter. Mama has "butchered his dream ". to act 2, scene. 2 a The scene opens a few weeks late, on a Friday night; packing crates fill the Younger apart. ment in preparation for the move. Beneatha and George come in from their date and brief disagreement, George leaves, puzzled. Mama, still smarting over walter's previous accu-. sation that she "butchered". his dream, decides to entrust with the responsibility for the remaining money, stipulating that he first deposit $3.000 for Beneatha's education. Filled with renewed hope, walter tells Travis about his dreams for the future and says that about to embark on a new venture will change their lives. Walter he is a transaction that after act 2, scene 3 playfully with Ruth when This scene begins one week later. Ruth and Beneatha. are in good spirit; this is the day that the family will move to their new neighborhood. Ruth tells Beneatha that on the previous evening,. she and walter. had gone on a date to the movies. Walter comes in and is dancing. a white man comes to the door, asking for Lena Younger. Walter tries on his new status. as "head of the household," telling the stranger that he handles his mother's "business matters". The man, Karl Lindner, acting as representative of the Clybourne Park Improve- ment Association, makes a very generous offer to buy the Younger's new home. At first, walter. listens then tells Lindner to get out. When Lena returns, they each try to shield her from the reality that Lindner represents by giving her the housewarming gifts they'd purchased. Soon afterwards, Bobo arrives to tell walter that Willy ran off with their money. Both Mama and walter explode with feelings of loss, anger, helplessness, and grief. act 3 An hour later, having no knowledge of the Youngers' financial reversals, Asaqai drops by the apartment, hoping to help with the packing, but instead he is greety by a changed Beneatha. Seemingly, she is in shock. very simply, she states, He gave away the money." Her previous posi- tive idealism has been replaced by a loss of faith in humanity. The money that should have financed her medical education is gone. She wants and expects sympathy from Asaqai, but instead, he upbraids her for her materialistic outlook. characters Lena Younger. | mom mom Beneatha Younger brother sister toxic relationship proposes to George Murchison Mama ( Lena Younger): Travis Younger fran ad Walter Lee Younger. Walter Lee Younger in the middle of his thirties Ruth Younger joined the family when her son is Travis kind sometimes aggressive good with everybody got pregnant Beneatha Younger : an Joseph Asaqai ' Asaqai: is from Nigeria mom attractive college girl young, independent searches for her identity dates two different men she married Ruth Younger. is proud on his African heritage tries to teach Beneatha about refuses. offer husband her heritage father of Travis, husband of Ruth, sister of Beneatha, son a taxi driver defiant, caring, belligerent. often fights and arques believes that money can fix problems want to Karl Lindner Walter is the happiest with Asagai is the most depressed and angry with George prides herself on being independent → Willy Harris. open a the head of the family is a sensitive mother stands up for her beliefs believes in god. dreams are more important to her than material wealth nurturing, caring liquor store Bobo of Lena George Murchison : Karl Lindner: seems nice and polite at first adjectives Ruth: to describe the characters. Walter: Lena: Beneatha: a rich man shallow, educated, wealthy. constantly making literary allusions says he represents a 'welcoming comitee" from the neighborhood where Youngers Planning to move wants to resolve the "problem" of the black the only white man. George: kind gentle insistend. indolent modest reliable confident independent rich generous · caring •faithful proud distant humble tactful stubborn educated well liked pushy. ·subborn. beautiful unreliable. caring cautious considerate proud. goal-oriented shallow arrogant family. honest easy to get along with impulsive. short tempered out going generous self-centered a little arrogant the condescending educated