Essays Tagged: "Walter Lee"

"Raisin in the Sun"- play vs movie

e characters were experiencing during the play.The strongest scene in he book would have to be when Walter turned down the money he would get for not moving into the neighborhood . I felt this took a ... this took a lot of guts on his part. I also thought that this was a turning point in the novel. By Walter not accepting the money it showed that he not only grew through out the play, but also that h ...

(7 pages) 138 0 1.0 Apr/2003

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

About raisin in the sun and summary.

d the daughter for a black 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 f ... ed to pay down on a two-story house. The Younger household is overworked with unbelievable tension. Walter Lee wants to be the man of the house but Lena is still the head of the household and their va ...

(5 pages) 163 1 5.0 Sep/2003

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

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

eryone has an idea of what to do with. But the most outspoken person of all is Mama's oldest child, Walter.Walter Lee Younger is frustrated with his current position in life and every disappointment h ... black male struggling to provide for his family in a world full of oppression and racism. Although Walter has a job, it seems inadequate for his survival and that of his family's "[he] opens and clos ...

(4 pages) 170 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Tree of Life

s and the lessons that they learned are different and unique in their own way.In Raisin in the Sun, Walter Lee Younger was the 'learning tree'. He learned two very important lessons in the course of t ... n he was cheated by Willy Harris, who ran off with his money. This was a very important lesson that Walter Lee learned and it was definitely one of the biggest branches in Walter Lee's 'learning tree' ...

(4 pages) 33 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dreams Forever: A Raisin in the Sun

l 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'.Lena Younger or Mama ... y for all those years. Lena's first dream however, didn't really turn out the way she planned. When Walter Lee lost the money that she gave him, her dream was completely shattered and for a time, she ...

(4 pages) 106 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Do they get their own dreams ?

the back."(page 375) Lena's first dream however, does not really turn out the way she planned. When Walter Lee loses the money that she gives him, her dream is completely shattered and for a time, she ... ot feels bad or sad and somehow she still manages to cope with this problem and was able to forgive Walter Lee and get on with their life. How about Walter Lee, the man "never catch up with his ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

in the Chicago's South-Side afterthe Second World War. The family consisted of Mama(Lena Younger), WalterLee(her son), Ruth (his wife), Travis (their son), and Beneatha (Waltersyounger sister). The Y ... $10,000 check from her late-husbands insurance money. The twomain characters in the play, Mama and Walter, want this money to be usedfor the benefits of the whole family. Even though both of them wan ...

(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 e ... what happens when an individual loses sight of what is important in life. The relationship between Walter and his family, his personal struggle with his dream of success, and his lack of pride and di ... ity are examples of obstacles he has to overcome to learn and understand what it takes to be a man. Walter progresses from a selfish individual who is obsessed with his dreams of success to a proud ma ...

(7 pages) 16 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

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 because George is a member of a wealthy family . Walt ... up in a tenement in Chicago, and he is frustrated that he still lives in a tenement as a grown man. Walter Lee resents the fact that George Murchison had many opportunities that he did not have. Becau ...

(2 pages) 1110 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Raisin In The Sun

er is another one of the characters that tries to stay strong about everything. Ruth is the wife of Walter Lee Younger and is Travis' mother. Her dream is for everyone to get along and for her to be a ... for everyone to get along and for her to be a settled woman. Benetha Younger is Mama's daughter and Walter's sister. Her dream is to become a doctor. She has this obsession of trying to find out about ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Raisin in the Sun

er family; the wife for a loving wife; and the daughter for a black woman determined to be a doctor.Walter dreams of a better life for his family and himself, a dream of financial security and comfort ... safe from society. She thinks that money is not something that makes a family happy. Besides dreams Walter also has husband's responsibilities which are universally thought of as being able to support ...

(6 pages) 36 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

A Raisin and the Sun and a House on Mango street, comparative essay.

influenced by struggles from being a minority can be seen as Ruth from "Raisin in the Sun" talks of Walter Lee's dreams, Ruth says, "Walter Lee say colored people ain't never going to start getting ah ... ambling on some different kinds of the things in the world- investments and things"(Hansberry 450). Walter Lee believes that if colored people want to succeed then they must risk and put forth the eff ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American