Family in "A Raisin in the Sun"
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The theme of family is explored in an examination of Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun" - a play about the trials and tribulations of a black family living in Chicago's Southside in the 1950s. The paper takes the position that the real hero of the play is the entire family, not just one character.
From the Paper:"The real hero of Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun" is the Younger family itself. By focusing on the specific dreams and conflicts of each member of the family, Lansberry manages to paint a disturbingly accurate picture of black urban life in Chicago's Southside in the Fifties or more accurately, sometime between World War II and the present, as she writes at the beginning of her play. Hansberry's masterpiece is all the more interesting because it prefigures much that was..."
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