Langston Hughes's A Raisin In The Sun

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Dreams Deferred “Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore and then run?” (Hughes) A Raisin in the Sun essentially is about dreams, as each of the main characters skirmish to deal with the repressive conditions that rule their lives. The title of the play mentions a supposition that Langston Hughes famously postured in a poem he had written about, dreams that were disremembered or put to the side, deliberating if those dreams were going to wither up like “a raisin in the sun”. Every family member involved in the Younger family has a distinct and separable dream that they are yearning to pursue. The Youngers fight to conquer these dreams throughout the play and much of their happiness and depression is frankly related to…show more content…
The Youngers have aspirations of moving out of scarceness in a very verbatim way. This dream grants a challenge to the family as many barricades appear as they move regarding accomplishing this dream. Walter cannot see past his own boundaries and Beneatha cannot find any restoration within the limits of the family. The neighborhood where the Youngers plan to live is resilient to that outlook. The dream of moving out of poverty is surely “deferred”. The family is disillusioned by this adjournment. They are hopeless and beaten but do not give up in the end. They decided it was time to stop holding onto a dream. It’s the dreams that have escaped the family. The Youngers choose in the end that it is time to reject to defer and that is eventually up to them. The Youngers move to their new place, and the play steps away from the poem’s sorrow and the play were set as an extension and examination of the poem. The questions stood therein might be more helpful than evaluating the play as an answer to the questions proposed in Hughes’ poem. Hansberry gave a more modern-day response to it and the play has the indulgence of time and plot for exposition related to the Hughes’ poem. The end of the play implies the family will defer their dreams no

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