A Raisin in the Sun | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Jordan Y. Miller

This literature criticism consists of approximately 6 pages of analysis & critique of A Raisin in the Sun.
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Critical Essay by Jordan Y. Miller

To explain, a decade after the fact, to a college class in American drama how neatly A Raisin in the Sun fits into a logical evolution within the theatre, to justify its dramatic viewpoint, and to praise its creator for her skill in writing a black … play without "blackness," remaining all the while a black writer who refuses to call attention to the fact, will raise instant challenges. The accusations are many. Is not Lorraine Hansberry an Uncle (Aunt?) Tom? Is not A Raisin in the Sun a sellout to the white power structure? Are not the Youngers really betraying themselves and their own? Is not their attempt to assimilate themselves into the white society, and to force themselves, however peacefully, into the neighborhood where they are so obviously unwanted, simply a gratuitous attempt to become white?&#x...

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