Beneatha complains and argues how she can use the money to help her with school. Walter wants to use the money to help him open and run a liquor store to help the family.
Walter tries to talk to Ruth about the liquor store and his ideas. Ruth thinks that its all nonsense and she is a strict, calm, and established women. Especially when it comes to cleaning and taking care of the apartment.
MAMA doesn't know what to do anymore. She is worried about her children and what they are turning into. Her actions may affect the way her children will act towards her.