Raisin In The Sun Essay

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Keeping your dream is exceptionally hard especially in this world of racism and discrimination. In this world you are either fighting for your rights or fighting for your life. And to keep your life together, you need to have motivation, in other words, a dream. In the book “ A raisin in the sun “ there is constant fighting in whose dream is worth Mama’s insurance money. Every character in the book has an american dream which they wish to accomplish. But the answer to the accomplishment of their “ american dream “ is the insurance money. Although the younger family lives in harsh conditions they each have a dream which they will not give up on despite having to work for the rest of ...view middle of the document...

There american dream is to live in a house which mama had bought in Clyborne park which is full of white people. But Travis doesn’t care, because he doesn’t judge you because your a certain color or race. Travis is very creative, hey shows a fun and nice character and unlike the many of characters in the book, the boy Travis acts like any ordinary boy with a dream to live in a house. Travis says “ I’ve always wanted to live in a house mama “ making his dream come true at the end of the book mama simply smiles.

Walter has shown to be quite a peculiar “ man “. He fights over anything and when he see’s something he wants he stops at nothing to persuade them into giving it to him. In this case he would be persuading mama to give him the money to buy his liquor store. At first she tells him that she is not going to give him the money and what he does is drink his sorrows away. But mama soon tells him that she wants him to put Beneatha’s money in a bank account and gives him money to invest in his liqour store. Bobo comes over to tell Walter that there friend has...

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