A raisin in the sun

A raisin in the sun

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  • Hello im Lena Younger and im going to follow my husband dreams and take care of our children so they can do want my husband couldn't do.
  • im Walter Lee Younger, i want to start a business to be a liquor store manager 
  • Hi im Beneatha Younger, i want to become a doctor so i cant take care of my family and im standing up for myself because people think I don't have the rights to become a doctor 
  • Big Walter never able to attain his dream. He still hopes his children dreams would come true 
  • Sold
  • It use to do life is around freedom but now life depends on how much money people have..
  • I can't, that's money for you!
  • This money is for my business and for Beneatha medical school. Life always been around money.
  • The Younger family live in a small apartment in Chicago. Big Walter recently died, and there is a $10,000 life insurance check due to arrive soon. Walter hopes to use it for a liquor store, Beneatha hope to use it for medical school, and mama is not sure what to do with it. Ruth falls ill at the end of the first scene, and it seems that she is pregnant. 
  • Walter feels like no one is listening to him about his dream for the liquor store. He wants to get ahead somehow, but mama refuse to give him money to invest. Instead, mama goes out and buys a house in an great (all-white)  neighborhood.
  • I need to find a way to come up with the money so i can pay for Beneatha medical school and my family wouldn't see me as a disappointment 
  • I need to make the Younger family to move from this neighbor. That's great that Mr. Walter accepted my deal 
  • Big Walter... we finally did it together, we got a new house and our children dreams is coming true 
  • After mama bought the house in Clybourne Parks, she decided to give Walter the remaining $6,500 to put aside for Beneatha's medical school, and to invest in the liquor store. The Younger was visited by a man named Karl Lindner, who offers them a significant amount of money to stay out of the neighborhood. The Younger family refuse the man offer. 
  • Bobo arrives at the apartment and tells Walter that Willy Harris took all of money they give him for the liquor store plan and took off. Worse, Walter never put aside the $3,000 he was supposed to put into the bank for Beneatha's medical schooling.  
  • I felt like no one understand why i want to start a business and I didn't want to be a failure in my family
  • Walter decided to call Lindner and accept his offer in order to recoup some of the money. Asagal arrives and invites Beneatha to marry him and move to Nigeria to be a doctor, which gives Beneatha new hope. Mama thinks that Walter's willingess to make deal with Lindner will eventually leave him with nothing aside.
  • Walter realizes that he cannot trade his pride for money, and tells Lindner to get lost and forget about the deal. The Youngers leave the apartment in a celebratory mood, and mama returns to grad her plant, which represents her dreams of a happy, content family in a home they can call their own. 
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