A Raisin in the Sun
Period-3 Jeff Cox, Alec Paige
A In Raisin in the Sun the American dream was to be free it was unattainability because Walter never owned his liquor store he wanted because Willy ran away with all $6,500 that Mama gave Walter. 3,000 of it was for Beneathas schooling so she can become a doctor.
Mama vs. Clyburn park
Mama is wanting to move her family into a nicer home so they have their own place to live. Clyburn park is a all white community that does not want any colored people moving into their community so they offered to buy the house from her family and her for $10,000. Mama did not want to accept the offer because she wanted to her family to live happily in their own home.
Beneatha; her dream was to be a doctor but Walter gave the money for her schooling to Willie to buy a liquor store. "...but first im going to be a doctor..." pg50
Mama; Her dream was to give her children a good life in a new house and to pay for Beneathas schooling. She also wanted Walter to follow his dream. "she went and bought you a house!..." pg 91
Hansbury, Lorraine. "A Raisin in the Sun." New York, Publication ,1st vintage books.ed 1951.
A Raisin in the Sun. Kenny Leon, Chicago Jan 01, 2008