Essays Tagged: "Lorraine Hansberry"

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

Throughout the play Raisin in the Sun, written by Lorraine Hansberry, there are many characters that experience life-altering events. However, the fut ... accordance with their environment and encounters on life's path. This theme is clearly addressed in Lorraine Hansberry's play, and change in the characters is an integral part of the plot. We see chan ...

(4 pages) 224 1 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Assimilating America.

the people who lived during those times. Gertrude Bonnin's, "The School Days of an Indian Girl" and Lorraine Hansberry's, "A Raisin in the Sun" both illustrate various aspects of assimilation in Ameri ... making her such a lonely girl not even her mother knew how to comfort her."A Raisin in the Sun", by Lorraine Hansberry, depicts several aspects of assimilation through the use of different characters. ...

(4 pages) 152 0 2.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The American Dream In John Steinbeck's novel "Of Mice and Men" and Lorraine Hansberry's play "A Raisin in the Sun" .

cessful. This subject is the predominant theme in John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men as well as Lorraine Hansberry's classic play, "A Raisin in the Sun".Of Mice and Men, which takes place during t ... ought. Ultimately, the Youngers move out of the apartment, fulfilling the family's long-held dream. Lorraine Hansberry's view of the "American Dream" is the complete opposite of John Steinbeck's. Thro ...

(10 pages) 128 0 2.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Shattered Dreams, analysis of "A Raisen in the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry

Shattered DreamsA Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry is a play about many things--growing up, family ties, and pride. However, the mos ... would have thrown away his father's dream, to move his family into nice house.Works CitedHansberry, Lorraine. "A Raisin in the Sun." Literature and the Writing Process. Ed. Elizabeth McMahan. Susan X ...

(4 pages) 170 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Dare To Dream

rough the most trying of times.Surviving as an African-American in the 1950's was a feat in itself. Lorraine Hansberry did not sugar coat the reality of the matters that were at hand. Many people in t ... ld like to know why it was that black people had to deal with racially segregated public facilities.Lorraine Hansberry used the first part of her play to introduce the main characters. The characters ...

(6 pages) 97 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Lessons in Literature

Raisin in the Sun, which was the first literature we studied, was a realistic play written by Lorraine Hansberry. The story was about an African American family that was living in the United Sta ...

(3 pages) 59 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

ople who are usually blood related or related by marriage. In the two plays, A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry and The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams, Lena "Mama" Younger and Amanda Win ...

(4 pages) 82 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Paper on A Raisin In The Sun and Harlem

y up like a raisin in the sun?," "Or fester like a sore - and then run?," and "Or does it explode?" Lorraine Hansberry made a play based off Hughes' poem titled A Raisin in the Sun. In the play, the Y ... n trying to make their dreams come true. Some of those things are gender, race, and socioeconomics. Lorraine Hansberry chose to show their dreams being deferred by using the words of Langston Hughes's ...

(3 pages) 80 1 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Do they get their own dreams ?

live, people must build in their mind a target to reach, to satisfy. Those are what the purposes of Lorraine Hansberry when she wrote A Raisin in The Sun , a play which shows a dream of an African-Ame ... between mother and son; brother and sister; friends and friends and between people and their dream. Lorraine Hansberry was optimistic about dreams and thought that they are possible. She was very clea ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

A Raisin in the SunIn the play A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, the protagonist Walter wants the ten thousand dollars of insurance money from hi ...

(2 pages) 47 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Death of a Salesman" and "Raisin in the Sun"

s "easy" money. Willy Lomen, from Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, and Walter Lee Younger, from Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, were portrayed as victims of their quest for the American ... of his quest for the American Dream through his skewed understanding of it. A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry portrayed Walter as a typical African-American man who worked as a chauffeur most ...

(9 pages) 50 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"A Raisin in The Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry: Personal influence and pressure

is fragile, vulnerable, but intelligent young woman. Throughout the play, "A Raisin in the Sun," by Lorraine Hansberry, Asagai's influential behavior is illustrated by his caring devotion to helping o ... d independent. Through the positive influential behavior and wisdom of the character Joseph Asagai, Lorraine Hansberry, the author of "A Raisin in the Sun," establishes the universal idea that the mos ...

(2 pages) 74 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"A Raisin in the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry - Comparative Essay

first-hand, and wish to follow this despair with success. However, although both Walter and Mama of Lorraine Hansberry's play "A Raisin in the Sun" hope to improve the life of their family as a whole, ... he Sun, maybe the Younger household will be a happier, lighter place to live.Bibliography:Hansbury, Lorraine. A Raisin in the Sun.

(2 pages) 97 1 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analysis of "A Raisin In the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry

"A Raisin In The Sun" is a play written by an African-Americanplaywright - Lorraine Hansberry. It was first produced in 1959. LorraineHansberry's work is about a black family ...

(4 pages) 43 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Raisin In The Sun

A Raisin in the SunWalter Lee Younger, one of the characters in Lorraine Hansberry's play, A Raisin in the Sun, is an example of what happens when an individual los ...

(7 pages) 16 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Raisin In The Sun

A Raisin In The Sun Lorraine Hansberry Play A Raisin in the Sun takes place in Southside Chicago between WWI and the pre ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Rasin In The Sun, Walter Lee's Fursteration With His Socioeconomic Status

imes become frustrated when they are surrounded by others who are more successful then they are. In Lorraine Hansberry's drama A Raisin In The Sun, Walter Lee becomes upset with George Murchison becau ...

(2 pages) 1109 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Raisin In The Sun

the course of life, all have dreams, but not all accomplish those dreams at their desired time. In Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, the Youngers' dreams were delayed due to a capricious disa ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Raisin In The Sun

A Raisin in the Sun, a realistic and thoughtful play written by Lorraine Hansberry""an African American author, clearly shows the struggle of African American for e ... while living under the pressure of prejudice and racism, particularly in the 1950's. In this play, Lorraine Hansberry talks about the life of an African American family""the Younger""to highlight the ...

(11 pages) 27 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Raisin In The Sun

Title: A Raisin in the Sun Author: Lorraine Hansberry Genre: Fiction Copyright Date: 1988 Setting: Chicago's Southside around WW2 in th ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers