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A Raisin in the Sun Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Joseph Asagai - He was born in Nigeria.

Bobo - Like Walter, he loses his savings in the liquor store scheme.

Mrs. Johnson - The Youngers' nosy and manipulative neighbor.

Karl Lindner - He represents the Neighborhood Welcoming Committee for Clybourne Park.

Mama -

See Lena Younger

George Murchison - Beneatha's wealthy suitor.

Beneatha Younger - She dreams of becoming a doctor.

Lena Younger - She wants to move her family to a better neighborhood.

Ruth Younger - Walter's wife.

Travis Younger - He sleeps in the living room.

Walter Lee...

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