A Raisin In The Sun
Everyone in America wants to achieve financial success in their life in one form or another. Sometimes living in a capitalistic society entices many to become too materialistic. This is most commonly referred to as the American Dream. For most Americans, this high status is very difficult to achieve. The play ,A Raisin in the Son,(written by Lorraine Hansberry) examines an African-American's family's struggle to break out of the
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adapts the values of wealthy society. He longs for the socioeconomic advantages of the affluent people and assimilates to their ideas and this is what has corrupted Walter Younger.
Walter will continue to be affected by the mainstream, while trying to be something that he is not. While he searches for his hopes down dead-end roads filled with liquor and expensive risks, what will happen to him is what Langston Hughes calls a "dream deferred".