Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

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In the story “A Raisin In The Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry we were introduced to many characters. After reading the book I can conclude that my favorite character out of everyone was Ruth who is the wife of Walter Lee Younger. Ruth is my favorite character because she was strong minded and very independent. Despite the typical stereotypes that women in the 1950s had being a housewife Ruth also worked extremely hard in the outside world, along with her duties at home which were making breakfast, cleaning the house, supporting her husband, and keeping her own desires to herself. Even though her family is having some financial problems and she has an husband that is not satisfied with the life that he has. But she eventually in the end finds hope…show more content…
Walter needs to get himself together before he ends up losing everyone who loves and cares about him most. Based off this I predict that as time goes on Walter Lee Younger will go back to his old ways which is being a desperate man that has this idea that the world revolves around money. Eventually Ruth will probably get tired of trying to make things work with Walter time and just divorce him. If I were Ruth I wouldn’t have stayed with Walter as long as she did because it didn’t seem like they loved each other, they never show affection or tell each other they love them. It just seems like they are roommates that a co-parenting. But I do admire how Ruth has stayed with him Walter even when gave her every reason to leave but she still stuck by his side and tried to make things work with him. In my opinion, the most important line is when Walter put his pride to side and stood up to Mr. Lindner who offers the Youngers a deal to reconsider moving into his all white neighborhood. This was important because that was the first time that Walter ever took on the role as a man and stood up not only for himself but for his family as well by refusing to not to take the money. It made me
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