A Raisin in the Sun

A raisin in the sun seminar questions. URGENT!

How do the members of the Younger family show love for one another?

What are the differences and similarities between "house" and "home" in A Raisin in the Sun?

What’s the effect of having Walter be the only adult male in the Younger household? Would it change the dynamic of the play if Big Walter was still alive?

Walter accuses his wife of failing to support him in his dreams. To what extent is he accurate? To what extent is that accusation grounded in gender?

To what extent does the Younger family’s socio-economic situation influence the choices they make?

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1) The Younger family is like any other. They love, they fight, and they dream.


3) Walter resents his family for taking away his dreams. Had his father been alive he may have had the opportunity to pursue those dreams.

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A Raisin in the Sun

I noticed that Jill d couldn't answer number two so I'll answer it...

A house is just a place where you live and a shelter where you sleep, while a home is a place you know you belong to and a place that defines you,a place that is truly yours.


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Good answer Joe W.