A Raisin in the Sun

What news does mama bring home ,and why do Ruth and Walter react as they do ? Why is this both good news and bad news ?

Act 2 scene 1

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Mama comes home to tell the family she's bought them a home of their own. Ruth is thrilled. Walter is mortified, as he feels the "home" is an exchange for his dream. He sees his mother's actions as betrayal.


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