A Raisin in the Sun Essay | Theme/topic: Identity

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Theme/topic: Identity

Summary: A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry is a focus on the characters and their respective identities - or lack thereof.
Identity by definition means "The collective aspect of the set of characteristics by which a thing is definitively recognizable or known." One thinks they know their true identity or what their life means, what they want to do with their life, or even what is true to them. By human nature influence is a very powerful tool. When someone uses influence or charm in order to receive love or receive something desirable to them it can affect the other person in the sense that they will change into what people will recognize to be "not them." In A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry the characters are relatively real in emotion and thought. Change is seen a lot through out the book where a character would change their minds and views on an aspect of a problem to come to a resolution. A specific character in...

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