A brazen raisin waiting for the light

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In the novel A Raisin in the Sun There is a spectacular and awe-striking differences in both the black and white races abilities to travel out of their current dispositions. The black race remains stagnant in a familiar area, an urban environment, that they have been well acquainted with since they were birthed and the white race has historically had the financial earnings necessary to escape there familiar surroundings and immerse themselves in places of profound distances, boasting nuanced experiences and opportunities to ascertain with wide-eyed astonishment. Since the novel reflections upon the dire-straights of an African American family in urban Chicago, the focus of the essay will adherent to the three inflictions upon the black races ability’s to escape the breeding grounds in which the seems to remain attached to and the white race is unabated to. The three inflictions are stated as the defining social standards of fiscal means, preordained prejudices and denouncements expressed towards intrinsic cultures and heritages, and the capacity or yearning for beholding educational attainment as means to become prosperous individuals.

The humble unassuming family depicted in A Raisin in the Sun, Demonstrates to the audience how a black family or any family for the matter is able to make the necessary acclimations in order to become to achieve stability in the bleakest of economic times. At times the family, especially Ruth, will denounce the African-American family ancestors, whom were entrenched in their homelands of Nigeria before they were enslaved by a dominating and overpowering French and British Force, in an attempt to focus on conquering the task at hand instead of reminiscing on woeful stories of the past in a cheerf...

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...ing Committee” by defiantly stating, “I tell you that race prejudice simply doesn’t enter into it. It is a matter of the people of Clybourne Park believing, rightly or wrongly, as I say, that for the happiness of all concerned that our Negro families are happier when they live in their own communities.”(118)

The masses in the world, regardless of race, can coexist in a identical world, where each races cultural values, educational attainment, and financial prospects can be fostered in the absence of disfavoring negligence and prejudices towards the values and heritages of ones own race and the race of others. With this disfavoring negligence, there would be no beneficial factor in the advancement of both races to a mutual acknowledgement and acceptance of their stark differences and necessary betterments for a compassionate and tranquil existence.

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