Essays Tagged: "Lena"

Character change in the play "Raisin in the Sun", written by Lorraine Hansberry

s is an integral part of the plot. We see change, or lack of it, through the three main characters: Lena Younger (Mama), Walter Lee Younger, and Beneatha Younger.Lena Younger, who is referred to mainl ... steady center of the family, someone whom her children can always turn to. The lack of change from Lena is shown within the fact that she refuses to fold under the pressure of receiving the money, an ...

(4 pages) 224 1 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

About raisin in the sun and summary.

ack woman determined to be a doctor.The Youngers' lives are changed when Big Walter dies and leaves Lena $10,000 from his life insurance policy. Walter Lee (the son) had plans for the money to invest ... life insurance policy. Walter Lee (the son) had plans for the money to invest in a liquor store but Lena (the mother) said some of the money will go towards Beneatha's (the daughter) medical school an ...

(5 pages) 163 1 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Lena Lingard's change throughout the book "my Antonia" by Willa Cather

Lena Lingard's changeIn the first half of the book Lena evolves slowly but surely as she moves from ... believe, to show the importance of this character to the story. Yet in the second half of the book Lena evolver into a business woman, hardly distinguishable from any other person in her city, San Fr ... this change is much more abrupt and also much more anticipated than her previous change. All in all Lena made her way from a socially misfit farm girl to a socially embraced businesswoman, but this ch ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Joy-luck Club" a book/movie review

f Jing-mei's journey to China. While the daughters in the novel are genetically Chinese (except for Lena, who is half Chinese) and have been raised in mostly Chinese households, they also identify wit ... households, they also identify with and feel at home in modern American culture. Waverly, Rose, and Lena all have white boyfriends or husbands, and they regard many of their mothers' customs and taste ...

(2 pages) 51 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Dreams Forever: A Raisin in the Sun

how some people still go on living, even when some of their dreams don't come true. The characters Lena Younger (Mama), Walter Lee, and Beneatha Younger, portray this message in 'A Raisin in the Sun' ... e care and look after her plants just like the way she looked after her family for all those years. Lena's first dream however, didn't really turn out the way she planned. When Walter Lee lost the mon ...

(4 pages) 106 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Families" - A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry and The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

two plays, A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry and The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams, Lena "Mama" Younger and Amanda Wingfield are similar and different in many ways such as caring for t ... heir lives through their children. Between the children and their mothers, they make up the family. Lena "Mama" Younger and Amanda Wingfield are similar and different in many ways such as caring for t ...

(4 pages) 82 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An esay based on my opinions of My 'Antonia, by Willa Cather.

e around him. A lot of this book does not even include 'Antonia. For instance almost all of book 3: Lena Lingard does not even mention her. Instead, it shows Jim's development and growth as a student. ...

(3 pages) 37 1 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Do they get their own dreams ?

in theatre but also a life where people conflict with each others to deal with their dream. Lena Younger or Mama is the head of the Younger family and just like her husband has a dream that he ... had' bout buying that house and fixing it up and making me a little garden in the back."(page 375) Lena's first dream however, does not really turn out the way she planned. When Walter Lee loses the ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"La Cucaracha": An In-Depth Analysis using Lasswell's Three Functions of Media

rveillance, correlation and transmission, as described in Clint C. Wilson, Felix F. Guitierrez, and Lena M. Chao's book "Racism, Sexism, and the Media: The Rise of Class Communication in Multicultural ...

(3 pages) 1432 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Book report: "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" by Ann Brashares

The book is about 4 girls, who were best friends: Carmen, Tibby, Bridget and Lena. In the story was about the summer holiday, they were to spend it separatly for the first time. ... a soccer camp and had a crushed on a coach, Eric. She realized that there's more to life than boys. Lena went to her grandparents' house which is in Greece, and she fell in love with a guy name Kostos ...

(1 pages) 34 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Beneath the clouds"- the search of belonging

her is a schoolgirl of Aboriginal descent seeking her long-absent Irish father. At first Vaughn and Lena struggle to find any common ground. However, during the course of the journey Vaughn and Lena b ... Lena begin to realise they share a common purpose.The search for belonging is shown in the story of Lena who longs to belong to something that is more significant and worth living for. Lena feels trap ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"Light in August" by William Faulkner: Response to Excerpt from Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech

n. Byron Bunch has to weigh his need for privacy against his desire to comfort and care for others, Lena Grove and the Hines family. Joe Christmas is a very conflicted character; questions about his r ... days a week and then, every Sunday he leaves town in order to lead a country church's choir. Until Lena Grove turns up, the only relationship Byron has developed is with Reverend Hightower, who funct ...

(6 pages) 20 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Spirituality, Mateship and Identity Within Australian Texts

pulated and portrayed through the use of various media.Beneath clouds (2002) follows the journey of Lena and Vaughn, two teens challenged by their aboriginal heritage. They cross paths as they both he ... progresses a relationship begins to emerge between the two, an unspoken connection; a mateship.Both Lena and Vaughn are of Aboriginal decent. Lena's mother is Aboriginal and her father of an Irish bac ...

(6 pages) 49 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Comparative Essay on the Relationship Between Mama in "A Raisin in the Sun" and "A Dream Deferred" by Langston Hughes.

sweet moments that are mentioned both in “A Dream Deferred”, and in A Raisin in the Sun. Lena Younger, also known as Mama, went through rough and trying times during her life, and continues ... Throughout the play, Mama does what she wants, but only if it benefits her family in some way. Miss Lena bought the house in Clybourne Park (p.91) with her family’s best interest at heart. She sa ...

(3 pages) 80 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" by Ann Brashares

s The Second Summer of the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares. The friends Bridget, Lena, Carmen, and Tibby each are different in their own way but yet they are the best of friends. Wh ... have a friend or friends that had to be apart? Well, that is exactly what happened. Tibby, Carmen, Lena, and Bridget are best of friends and have been since they were born but now they have to be apa ...

(4 pages) 22 1 1.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Raisin In The Sun

the present it tries to hold on more and more.The five main characters in a raisin In The Sun are: Lena Younger (mama). Beneatha Younger, Ruth Younger, Walter Lee Younger, and Travis Younger. They al ... a Younger, Ruth Younger, Walter Lee Younger, and Travis Younger. They all create the Younger family.Lena Younger referred in the book mostly as Mama is a strong black woman in her mid sixties. In this ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Raisin In The Sun

ne Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, the Youngers' dreams were delayed due to a capricious disaster. Lena Younger, also known as Mama, received a check for ten thousand dollars because of Mr. Younger's ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Youngers

color of their skin. Each member of the Younger family has overcome prejudice in one way or another.Lena "Mama" Younger has been affected by prejudice the most out of all the Younger's. Prejudice has ...

(2 pages) 306 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Raisin In The Sun

ey lived. When they finally moved they got what they wanted and they were happy.Main Characters: Lena Younger is one of the characters that takes charge in order for her family to try to keep toget ... she loves it. She also got gardening tools from everyone else.Conflict: Basically its Walter and Lena. But then again Walter has a conflict with everyone. But for now I am going to do a conflict on ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

“A Raisin In The Sun”

ant feud about the ten thousand-dollar insurance check which is to be arriving in the mail shortly. Lena Younger, more widely known as mama, achieves her dream of buying a house and immediately puts t ... and contribute to sacrificing their time into working endless hours to keep the house. Ruth says, "Lena""I'll work"¦ I'll work twenty hours a day in all the kitchens in Chicago"¦ I'll s ...

(2 pages) 778 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers