Conflict in the play A Rising in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

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Conflict in the play A Rising in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry In "A Rising in the Sun" (Lorraine Hansberry) we find three main conflicts within the play. These conflicts are interrelated and emerge mainly from one primer issue – Racism. In this essay, I will highlight these three conflicts and explain their connection. First, I will explain the conflict of family. Second, I will explain the conflict of money. Third, I will explain the conflict of racism and how the first two could be seen as a "by-product" of it. Lena (Mama) recalls her late husband words. Family was the most important thing for Lena and him. However, there are conflicts around this issue which could be seen through three generations. First, present generation Vs past. For example, Walter Lee blames his failure in life partly on his mother's "lack of support". The conflict appears since the only person who could be blamed for the situation is Walter Lee himself. Second, present generation Vs present. For example, Beneatha and Walter Lee fight over the check and its utilization. The conflict appea...
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