A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine H.
Erika M. Julio J. Edgar B. Cody C. Daisy P. 8
Explanation: When people are racist against black people therefore blacks comment on their own race when jealous.
Quote #1 & page number 118
"What do you think you are going to gain by moving into a neighboorhood where you just aren't wanted"(Hensberry 118)
Conflict Man vs. Man
"What do you think you are going to gain by moving into a neighborhood where you just aren't wanted" (Hesnberry 118). This shows how Mr. linder, confronts Walter and his family and complains about them moving into an all white neighborhood and tries to get them out of there.
At the end of the play Walter finally realizes how much mama suffered from the death of his dad and he finally lets some sense hi to him and he declines Mr Linders offer, because he attained the American dream of something his dad left behind and move to a better house (Hensberry act 2 scene 3).
Characterization & Quest for the American Dream
Walter:"What i am telling you is that we called you over here to tell you that we are very proud and that this Travis,come here. This is my son,and he makes the sixth generation our family in this country. and we have all thought about your offer."This quote connects to our thesis because Walter told Mr.Linder that his family and him aren't interested in the check and they will be moving into the house.
Benetha:"Thats up to George. If he's ashamed of his heritage.This quote connects to our thesis because Benetha is always fighting George about him being ashamed of where he comes from and that he just wants to fit in.
This shows how a simple check created and accomplished the 2 things that lead to a family problem. The first one is how they attained the American dream by buying and moving to a better house and neighborhood. The second is how the money, created Walter into a different person and took him to make poor decisions.
This represents how there a conflict between Mr linder and Walter because of them moving into an all white neighborhood. This also represents the attainability of the American dream because everyone is treated equally and its up to us to live our lives how we want to.
This symbolizes how Benetha is fighting with everyone. She believes her people should live the way the live back in Africa. She hates that people ignore their heritage and try to fit in by being someone they are not.