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Conflicts in A Raisin in the Sun

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Conflicts in a Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun is a play written by Lorraine Hansberry which tells the story of an African-American family who lived in a community in Chicago . The story vividly portrays the struggle the Younger family went through when they received the insurance money left by the late Mr Younger . Each of them has a different idea on how to use the money However , in the end , they still managed to stick together and while

br there is still no certainty as to what their future might bring , they still managed to be optimistic about it , believing that they would be able to pass the difficulties life has to offer as long as they stick together

THEMES OF THE STORY

DREAMS

The play is basically about dreams and ambition . The Younger family experienced a great deal of hardship on their daily struggle with their lives . This led to their dream that someday they would be able to better their station in life . In fact , the inspiration to the title of the play , A Raisin in the Sun ' came from the poem Harlem - 2 ' written by Langston Hughes . Harlem - 2 is a poem which talks about forgotten dreams . Hughes was able to ingeniously explore the dreams of the oppressed by comparing a deferred dream to an object which ultimately changes over time

What happens to a dream deferred

Does it dry up

Like a raisin in the...

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