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 Joseph Asagai
Who is Asagai?
- African boy from Nigeria (p. 56 11. 23f.)
- belongs to the Nigerian tribe: Yoruba
-> proud
- studying in Can

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Joseph Asagai Who is Asagai? - African boy from Nigeria (p. 56 11. 23f.) - belongs to the Nigerian tribe: Yoruba -> proud - studying in Canada (educated) (p. 56 11.23) Behaviour - charmingly, happy, intellectual around Beneathas present -> smiles (p. 63 1.13, p. 56 l. 22, p. 62 1.4) - shares his interests Appearance - young man (p.60 1.15) - crinkly hair (p.62 1.6) - probably black (because he is from Nigeria) - expresses his feeling often and clear (p. 63) - thankful for Beneathas familys hosipility -> offer to stay (p. 65 1. 8f.) Most important thing - being proud of his heritage - interest in other cultures His love to Beneatha - nickname Alaiyo (p.65 1. 12) - has a crush on Beneatha (would do so much so more than she is expecting (p.63 ll. 13) Who is Beneatha? - 20 year old medical college student - dates two boys: Joseph and George Beneatha Younger - daughter of Lena Younger and Walters sister - lives in a small apartment with her whole family - not religious Behaviour - expresses his feeling often and clear (p. 63) - thankful for Beneathas familys hosipility -> offer to stay (p. 65 1. 8f.) - tries to find her own identity -> wants to learn more about her culture ->stops straightening her hair - her personal beliefs and views have distanced...

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her from Mama -> but is then grateful that she understands her when she said to her that George is a fool Her love to Asagai - nickname Alaiyo (p.65 1. 12) - is at her happiest with Asagai -> incentivise much more with his interest in African roots - likes him but is unsure about love - they have similarities in the identity and in the education Most important thing - becoming a doctor - having a career Appearance - independent - thick hair - as slim as her brother Her love to George - is at her most depressed and angry with George she has no interest in assimilation into white culture Who is Lena? - in her early 60s - head of the Youngers - lives in a small flat in Chicago - Heer husband "big Walter" died - lost a child Behaviour Lena Younger - supports Beneathas careers -> she safes money - believes in God -> makes her whole family believe in God - dominant - loves her kids - always want to keep the family together Relationship with Walter is worried about Walter and his obsession with money - he doesnt get Mamas money for he liquor store - after a conversation of feeling guilty for his unhappiness -> gave him remaining $6,500 of the insurance money -> to despoil $3,000 for B education and to keep the last $3,500. -> he has to be the head of the family Appearance - full bodied and strong - dark brown face, whiteness of hair - strong face Relationship with Beneatha - is disappointed in her religious beliefs - she doesnt like her attitude in front of Walter Most important thing - always dreamed of having a house with a garden in the back (later then she bought a house of the 10'000 check of life insurances they have waited for a long time) Who is Walter? - middle 30s - lean, intense young man - married to Ruth -> son: Travis -> having another baby - African American man Behaviour Walter Lee - short temper (almost lost control) - always drinking -> depressed, aggressive language - selfish - language: uneducated -> slang, often disrespectful Most important thing - becoming rich - having an own liquor store Appearance Relationship with Ruth - they can not talk to each other anymore as he finds out that Ruth thinks about an abortion - distance between them Relationship with Mama - he thinks that Mama favours others over him -> they get money - feeling that Mama doesnt take care of his dreams -> no support - doesnt feel understood Relationship with Beneatha W is jealous that Mama safes money for her and not for him - they do not really believe in each other - going to medical school is not a suitable option for a young woman Who is Ruth? - around 30 - mother and wife - wants peace in her family - joined family with marriage - got spontaneous pregnant Behaviour Ruth Younger - thankful, caring and kind - does not want to talk with W about his business -> not interested struggles with the decision of an abortion -> Walter doesn't show interested in her life Relationship with Walter - yelling / shouting - no understanding - wants to share her life with him -> he avoids her Most important thing - happy family - having a house -> a room for everyone Appearance - pretty girl - disappointment has begun to hang on her face

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 Joseph Asagai
Who is Asagai?
- African boy from Nigeria (p. 56 11. 23f.)
- belongs to the Nigerian tribe: Yoruba
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- studying in Can

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Joseph Asagai Who is Asagai? - African boy from Nigeria (p. 56 11. 23f.) - belongs to the Nigerian tribe: Yoruba -> proud - studying in Canada (educated) (p. 56 11.23) Behaviour - charmingly, happy, intellectual around Beneathas present -> smiles (p. 63 1.13, p. 56 l. 22, p. 62 1.4) - shares his interests Appearance - young man (p.60 1.15) - crinkly hair (p.62 1.6) - probably black (because he is from Nigeria) - expresses his feeling often and clear (p. 63) - thankful for Beneathas familys hosipility -> offer to stay (p. 65 1. 8f.) Most important thing - being proud of his heritage - interest in other cultures His love to Beneatha - nickname Alaiyo (p.65 1. 12) - has a crush on Beneatha (would do so much so more than she is expecting (p.63 ll. 13) Who is Beneatha? - 20 year old medical college student - dates two boys: Joseph and George Beneatha Younger - daughter of Lena Younger and Walters sister - lives in a small apartment with her whole family - not religious Behaviour - expresses his feeling often and clear (p. 63) - thankful for Beneathas familys hosipility -> offer to stay (p. 65 1. 8f.) - tries to find her own identity -> wants to learn more about her culture ->stops straightening her hair - her personal beliefs and views have distanced...

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her from Mama -> but is then grateful that she understands her when she said to her that George is a fool Her love to Asagai - nickname Alaiyo (p.65 1. 12) - is at her happiest with Asagai -> incentivise much more with his interest in African roots - likes him but is unsure about love - they have similarities in the identity and in the education Most important thing - becoming a doctor - having a career Appearance - independent - thick hair - as slim as her brother Her love to George - is at her most depressed and angry with George she has no interest in assimilation into white culture Who is Lena? - in her early 60s - head of the Youngers - lives in a small flat in Chicago - Heer husband "big Walter" died - lost a child Behaviour Lena Younger - supports Beneathas careers -> she safes money - believes in God -> makes her whole family believe in God - dominant - loves her kids - always want to keep the family together Relationship with Walter is worried about Walter and his obsession with money - he doesnt get Mamas money for he liquor store - after a conversation of feeling guilty for his unhappiness -> gave him remaining $6,500 of the insurance money -> to despoil $3,000 for B education and to keep the last $3,500. -> he has to be the head of the family Appearance - full bodied and strong - dark brown face, whiteness of hair - strong face Relationship with Beneatha - is disappointed in her religious beliefs - she doesnt like her attitude in front of Walter Most important thing - always dreamed of having a house with a garden in the back (later then she bought a house of the 10'000 check of life insurances they have waited for a long time) Who is Walter? - middle 30s - lean, intense young man - married to Ruth -> son: Travis -> having another baby - African American man Behaviour Walter Lee - short temper (almost lost control) - always drinking -> depressed, aggressive language - selfish - language: uneducated -> slang, often disrespectful Most important thing - becoming rich - having an own liquor store Appearance Relationship with Ruth - they can not talk to each other anymore as he finds out that Ruth thinks about an abortion - distance between them Relationship with Mama - he thinks that Mama favours others over him -> they get money - feeling that Mama doesnt take care of his dreams -> no support - doesnt feel understood Relationship with Beneatha W is jealous that Mama safes money for her and not for him - they do not really believe in each other - going to medical school is not a suitable option for a young woman Who is Ruth? - around 30 - mother and wife - wants peace in her family - joined family with marriage - got spontaneous pregnant Behaviour Ruth Younger - thankful, caring and kind - does not want to talk with W about his business -> not interested struggles with the decision of an abortion -> Walter doesn't show interested in her life Relationship with Walter - yelling / shouting - no understanding - wants to share her life with him -> he avoids her Most important thing - happy family - having a house -> a room for everyone Appearance - pretty girl - disappointment has begun to hang on her face