A Raisin in the Sun Essay | Physical and Emotional Walls in Literature

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Physical and Emotional Walls in Literature

Summary: Many people build emotional walls in their lives that can keep people in or out. In three works of literaure, characters create both physical and abstract walls: the poem "Mending Wall" by Robert Frost; "The Raisin in the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry; "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger; and "Night" by Elie Wiesel.
Many people build walls in life. In fact people obsess over walls in their life. Walls keep people in or out. People create both physical and abstract walls. In the poem "Mending Wall" by Robert Frost, the author questions the need for walls. He concludes that people build too many walls and build unnecessary walls. Walls symbolize barriers between people and their dreams, their hopes and their future. These walls relate to the books we have read in class; The Raisin in the Sun, The Catcher in the Rye, and Night. Walter Younger, Holden Caulfield, and Elie Wiesel face many walls.

Walter Younger's walls of no money and no respect loom tall and insurmountable. He believes the only way he can do something is by having the money for it. Walter's lack of money to pursue his dream cause him to become sour, unhappy...

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