A Raisin in the Sun

why do you think Beneatha is so interested in Africa?

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Beneatha is interested in Africa for three reasons: first, she is black, and it is natural to be interested and intrigued by the native country from which the slaves were brought in the early 18th century. Part of the issue with this play is the oppression of the black family (Youngers) in a white neighborhood, so it is all very relevant.

Second, Beneatha is dating a man from Africa. He is intelligent, smart, and good looking. He is also a morally good person and teaches Beneatha some valuable life lessons. The two discuss marrying, and moving to Africa after the two of them complete school is a logical move.

Third, Beneatha's dream is to be a doctor. She often mentions this dream in conjunction with Africa as the country is in need of medical professionals.



NOOOOOOO Jill d's second reason is completely WRONG! Please Jill d read the book more carefully.

First of all George Murchison(the guy beneatha is dating is NOT why beneatha is interested in Africa.Second of all she teaches him valuable lessons, he is just shallow and teaches her nothing. Third of all he never talks about moving to Africa with her. you are confusing him with Asagai and Asagai doesn't date beneatha in the novel and if Jill d is talking about Asagai then yes he does talk about moving to Africa but no he is not dating her. he did mention that he loved her, but beneatha completely rejected him even though we know that she likes him.


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Megalith and Harvey have no idea wat their talking about, so I wud suggest for u guys to stop embarrassing urselves