A Raisin in the Sun Essay | "A Raisin in the Sun": The Effects of Social Conditions

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"A Raisin in the Sun": The Effects of Social Conditions

Summary: The social conditions of Walter and Beneatha that altered their actions and decisions in "A Raisin in the Sun," a novel by Lorraine Hansberry.
The decades of the 1940s and '50s brought numerous transformations to the public American lives. One of the most noteworthy transformations that was triggered during this period due to the Second World War was the migration of a large portion of African-Americans from the Southern agrarian states to the Northern urban cities. This large inundation of the black race did not pass by without opposition. In Lorraine Hansberry's play titled A Raisin in the Sun, she tells the tale of a black family's many struggles in society due to the fact that they were Negroes. Within the play, the characters were heavily influenced by social conditions that would alter their actions or decisions.

Out of all the characters in the play, Walter was influenced on the largest scale by a social condition. Throughout the entire introduction of the play...

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