Summary Of "A Raisin In The Sun"



The story of A RAISIN IN THE SUN about a black family stuggling
through family and economic hardships. The story ended as the head of the
family Walter took control, became a family man, and rejected an offer from
a white businessman to stay out of a white neighborhood and to stay with
all blacks. This offer disgusted the Younger family and hurt their black
pride. I would like in my own words to continue this story as I see it fit
to occur. Three changes I would make would be is Walter is forced to take
action against segregation, the grandmother passing away, and how the
blacks finally became accepted and began to enjoy and be proud of where
they live.

As the Younger family moves ...

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Walter is, in good reason, very angry
and annoyed by the racist whites. He goes over and at first tries his best
to stay calm over the situation. The white father then says, "Listen, if I
ever see your son with mine, I will througth that little black spoiled brat
back into your yard." Walter becomes enraged and hits the man directly in
the face as hard as he can. This brings an upraw amongst the Youngers and
the entire community. Thus bringing the whites, even those who weren't
before, totally against the Younger family.

After the eventual calming down of the community and the lowering
of racial tensions of the blacks against the whites, grandma Ruth who paid
her own $10,000 for the house they live in dies in her sleep, but in the
hapiness of knowing her family can get along by themselves. The Younger
family is at first very upset and sad because of the death, but they relize
that she is where she really wants to be, with her husband. Beneatha is now
unsure if she should go off ...

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