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Sun Yat-Sen A Chinese Revolutionary

- “To understand is hard. Once one understands, action is easy.” (Lifequoteslib, 2011, p. 1) These symbolic words were spoken by Sun Yat-Sen at one of his many speeches. Sun Yat-Sen was a Chinese revolutionary who sought to make China into a republic so he could end the suppressive Qing dynasty, and was elected by officials to become the first president in 1911. Sun Yat-Sen was born on November 12, 1866 in the village of Cuiheng, Guangdong, China. He was born into a peasant farming family that was underprivileged....   [tags: republic, suppressive Qing dynasty,]

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Smokers Have Rights Also

- The Smokers Have Rights Also It is common knowledge now that smoking is bad, so we should not do it, right. Not necessarily, there are many things that are bad for us, but we still do them anyway such as eating fast food. Everyone knows anything that has been deep fried is horrible for your health, but we still do it because we like it, and the same goes for smoking. Like other things, smoking can be acceptable in moderation. But some may question this because smoking not only hurts the one smoking, but others around them....   [tags: secondhand smoke, health]

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Venus: The Second Planet from the Sun

- Introduction: Venus, the second planet closest to the Sun and Earth’s closest neighbor, is known for its many wonders and harsh conditions. Venus is possibly the first planet discovered by humans and is said to have been first discovered in 17 B.C. by Babylonian astronomers. Venus is the first planet to be explored by spacecraft although many of these attempts have proven unsuccessful. Fortunately, more than twenty of the spacecraft explorations been proven successful, and through those we have gained knowledge about this wonder of the night sky....   [tags: astronomy, astrophysical science]

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Sun Software Acquisition

- Said acquisition has raised concerns among Sun’s original software communities for fear of being dropped from Oracle’s portfolio. All associated with Sun’s Project Kenai, OpenSolaris, open-source projects in application servers and portals, and NetBeans IDE have a reason for worry simply because their ever-growing future and advancement depends on Oracle’s decisions to progress. Certainly, workforce reduction is implied if any of those technologies and programs are discarded. However, some positives of the overall acquisition include increasing a potential competitive advantage for Oracle in terms of being able to make vertical applications, which IBM and Hewlett-Packard currently are unabl...   [tags: Business Analysis]

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Analysis Of Plato 's ' The Good ' And The Sun '

- How is one to determine that everything our eyes perceive is the truth. For us to see certain objects, we need the truth and the good to shed light on objects or ideas of objects. Sight is the only sense that relies on something else (light) to make things visible to the naked eye. Plato has organized a map on what is seen and how it is perceived called The Divided Line. The Divided Line recognizes the difference between what is true knowledge and what is just opinion. This is a chart of how reality is organized based on Plato’s thoughts....   [tags: Mind, Perception, Ontology, Cognition]

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Time and Intergenerational Conflict in A Raisin in the Sun

- In this essay I will be discussing the first performance of the play ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ in 1959 (A Raisin in the Sun [Performance] 1959) as the socio-political context of the play. The socio-political context of that time, then in turn influenced the characters. Firstly, I will discuss the socio-political context, then the characters of Mama and Walter. This will reveal how the nature of the society influenced each of the character’s views, morals and values. These differing ideals leads to the intergenerational conflict between Lena Younger (Mama) and Walter Lee Younger....   [tags: Lorraine hansberry, racism, great migration]

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Dreams Deferred in Hansberry's A Raising in the Sun

- Dreams Deferred Everything has a price; not just material items that one purchases with currency, but also intangibles that do not appear costly. For example, how much does it cost to get an A in school. It may not require money, but it undoubtedly requires hard work and dedication. This example is synonymous with achieving one’s dreams, no matter what those dreams are. Often in school, ambitious students must sacrifice another facet of their lives in order to achieve their academic goals. In A Raisin in the Sun, many of the characters must give up something important to them to achieve their own idea of success....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Analysis Of Standing On The Sun By Christopher Meyers

- “Like any ‘ism’ capitalism is a social construct... There is very little set in stone about it (Meyer & Kirby, 2012).” Capitalism is changing whether people like it or not. From the first instances of mercantile capitalism in Venice to the buy low-sell high market capitalism we see today; capitalism has changed tremendously and will continue to change as societies evolve and their value systems change. While some anarchists and communists feel the collapse of modern day capitalism is before us, this paper will focus on the more sensible approach introduced by the author of Standing on the Sun....   [tags: Developed country, Developing country, Cyprus]

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Movie Analysis : Poster Tears Of The Sun

- Race and Gender of Hollywood from the perspective of the Movie Poster Tears of the Sun Movies seem to have a trend on having their main character roles being played by a white male character. In this poster we can see Bruce Willis in the front cover. It is clearly seen how his image overshadows all the other elements of the poster. Including other soldiers who some of them are not of the same race and a woman. The woman in this movie plays the role of a doctor which is treating wounded people in a remote African jungle, but she still seems to be a secondary character even though her role is something that people would consider to be very important....   [tags: White American, White people, Race, Sociology]

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Lorraine Hansberry 's A Raisin And The Sun

- A Raisin In The Sun In life some have it all, and some also have nothing, but what truly matters is what you do with what you have. In Lorraine Hansberry’s story, “ A Raisin In The Sun”, She guides us through the trials and tribulations of an African American family of 5 in Chicago during the 60’s. This story truly shows that with family, faith, and hard work anything is possible. Although the story was based on a family of color in the 60’s, life lessons learned within the story still pertain to todays society....   [tags: Family, Mother, Langston Hughes]

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The Sun Shines Bright By John Ford

- The Sun Shines Bright, one of John Ford 's most personal films remains one of his most forgotten. Taking place in 1905 (according to Tag Gallagher), it follows four distinct story lines all of which are based upon the deep fractures found within the small Kentucky town called Fairfield: 1.For all intents and purposes, the main storyline, concerns the protagonist, William Priest (affectionately known as 'Judge ' or 'Billy ' throughout), and his reelection campaign against the haughty, Yankee, racially intolerant son-of-a-carpet-bagger, Horace K....   [tags: Black people, White people, Race, Stepin Fetchit]

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Hardships in Copper Sun By Sharon Draper

- In life we go through very hard times that’s just how life circles, but do these problems really help shape your spirit to who you are today and who you will be one day in the future. In the book Copper Sun by Sharon Draper Amari overcomes some of the most complicated problems in the history of the U.S., in which I personally don’t think I would have been able to handle as swiftly and fast as Amari had. With the help of others Amari was able to create a strong backbone to carry her thought out the way and support her in her worst times....   [tags: Slavery, Village, Perseverance]

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Shutting Out the Sun, by Michael Zielenziger

- When we think of Japan, us Westerners thought about oriental foods, ancestral homes, colorful anime, and strong traditions, but there is something we didn’t know in the societal aspect that happened during the twenty first century. A social phenomenon that is completely unique to the public, which a number of reclusive individuals who have chosen to withdraw from the society and possessing an extreme degree of isolation, this phenomenon is called hikikomori. The word hikikomori specifically means, “pulling away” or “being confined.” In the Unites States this condition is comparable to Acute Social Withdrawal Syndrome....   [tags: Japanese Social Phenomenon: Hikikomori]

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Putting Family First in The Raisin in the Sun

- ... Walter Lee and Willy Loman are a like because they both want to do good for their family. They want to give their children a life that neither one of them have never had before. Willy Loman was a salesman who use to go out on trips until he last one, because he nearly crashed several times. Since Willy no longer can go out on trips he decides to get a job in town. Before he starts the job his condition gets worse as time progresses. Once it’s time for Willy to go in to meet his new boss, he is happy and excited to start his new job, but then he gets bad news....   [tags: dreams, money, family, happiness]

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A Report On The Vancouver Sun By Lori Culbert

- A report published in The Vancouver Sun by Lori Culbert states that the rate of domestic violence is lower per capita in Vancouver than other large Canadian cities. These statistics are a result of a 2013 Stats Canada report. Experts say that despite the decrease, matters of domestic violence are still problematic in this area. Dr. Irwin Cohen, director of the Centre for Criminal Justice Research at the University College of the Fraser Valley believes even though there may be many explanations as to why Vancouver ranks lower, but these 3,000-something incidents reported are yet too many....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence]

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Oppression in A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

- Homologous to plants, humans need certain environmental factors to thrive. When the environment surrounding a person is auxiliary to that person, humans have the ability to grow physically, similar to plants, but also socially and intellectually. This is comparable to the way a plant thrives in its native environment because of the harmony between the plant and its surroundings. However, if someone removes a plant from its native environment and places it in a foreign environment, the environment will suffer because the unfamiliar species is jarring to the harmony of the community....   [tags: social and intelectual growth, prejudice]

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Do it the Right Way: A Raisin in the Sun

- Life is like a diet; if the individual does things correctly then he or she will be satisfied and pleased with the results. But, if the individual starts to cheat the diet and want faster results than what he or she is getting then he or she will not get the desired results. When people do not get the desired result they can make radical or unhealthy decisions that will not lead them to their goal but push them further away. Just like a person may be tempted to cheat their diet and eat a fun-sized candy because “it won’t hurt,” in life people cheat and make things out of lust or irrationality which ends up harming them....   [tags: Lorraine Hansberry, literary analysis]

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Louis Xiv The Great And The Sun King

- Louis XIV the king that held his monarchy for the longest recorded time in European history [72 years], one of the most influential monarchs, who was also referred to as Louis the Great and the Sun King. During his reign Louis XIV played an important role in art and literature of France, transformed the monarchy and turned France into the dominant powerful European country. Louis XIV is known for his great accomplishments that rose France among other European countries however it is a controversial statement....   [tags: Louis XIV of France, Louis XIII of France]

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Photosynthesis Uses The Sun 's Energy

- Introduction: Photosynthesis uses the sun’s energy and uses it to convert carbon dioxide and water into sugar. There were two plants that stayed outside in the sunlight and two plants that were inside only receiving sunlight from the window. If the plants stay outside then they will grow at a faster rate and will be the tallest with most leaves because they receive more sunlight from the sun and have a fresher environment. Methods: Both the plants inside and outside were exposed to sunlight and given water every day....   [tags: Photosynthesis, Chlorophyll, Chloroplast, Plant]

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Fourth Planet from the Sun: Mars

- Mars Introduction Mars is the fourth planet from the sun and also the seventh largest in the solar system. The month “March” was derived from its name. Mars has been known and observed since the ancient times. It is many times called the Red Planet. It is believed that people associated Mars’ red color with bloodshed and war; thus giving the reason behind its name. People have been studying this planet for centuries and have always been intrigued by Earth’s closest celestial neighbor. In 877, Mars’ moons Phobos and Deimos were discovered by Asaph Hall....   [tags: astronomy, the red planet]

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Sun National Bank's Fraud Cases

- Accounting- fraud case Introduction This paper gives comprehensive and credible information about the impact of fraud and abuse of office cases that occur in various settings. It seeks to equip various stakeholders in the financial sector with reliable information on key issues that appertains to the causes of fraudulent cases, effects, and mitigation modalities. The focus is placed on fraudulent cases since it is a vice that currently ails most institutions thereby impeding their growth in terms of financial capacity, structural set up and market share....   [tags: losses. finances, identity]

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The Sun Rising

- “The Sun Rising” The 17th century gave birth to a new school of poetry, that was led a by a brilliant poet, John Donne. John Donne’s unconventional style of writing and unorthodox ways of expression have inspired great controversies since then, but at the same time elevated him to a title not given to many ordinary poets. John Donne is amongst few poets who have been named metaphysical poets. “The Sun Rising” is a complex poem, which successfully demonstrates many of the qualities of metaphysical poetry....   [tags: English Literature]

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All That Rises Must Converge by Flannery O'Connor

- All That Rises Must Converge by Flannery O'Connor Works Cited Missing This passage is from Flannery O'Connor's "All That Rises Must Converge" and focuses on both the tension between an educated son and his ignorant mother and also reflects the racial tensions of the time. The story takes place in the South, the southern half or region of the United States, during the 1950's, a time when racial prejudice was ubiquitous....   [tags: Papers]

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Flannery O'Connor's Everything That Rises Must Converge

- The short story &quot;Everything That Rises Must Converge&quot;, by Flannery O’Connor tells the story of Julian, the main character and his thoughts and feelings toward his mother. Julian is a college graduate who has a fair understating of the world he lives in, and because of this finds difficulty dealing with his mother and her views of the world. The story begins with Julian and his mother taking their regular trip downtown to the YMCA. Julian is often embarrassed by his mother’s feelings toward Blacks; she refers to them as the lower class and reminisces of life on the plantation in the south....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Emotional Dependency in Everything That Rises Must Converge

- In the short story, "Everything That Rises Must Converge," Flannery O'Connor writes about a man taking his mother on the bus to a weight-reducing class. The man, Julian, is an only child whose father is dead. Although O'Connor does not reveal Julian's exact age, she makes it clear that he has been an adult for some time. The mother, who struggled to raise Julian in his younger years, is still supporting him. The story goes into detail about the emotional relationship this man has with his mother and how it leaves him emotionally stunted and depressed....   [tags: Flannery O'Connor]

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Myths about the sun and the moon

- Myths about the Sun and Moon The sun and the moon are powerful beings that bring life and death to all living creatures. They control when it is day or night, which season it is, and the weather. They fascinate humans and a considerable amount of mythology has been dedicated to the creation of the sun and moon and why or how they travel across the sky during the day and night. This paper will discuss and compare some of these myths and the gods attributed to their care and existence. The sun and the moon are such influential powers that the creation of them is right along with the creation of the world and humans in some of the better-known mythology....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Symbolism and Allegory in "Sun and Moon"

- The poem, "Sun and Moon," written by Jay Macpherson (b. 1931) is an excellent example of a great poem that its idea is expressed by the author using symbolism and allegory. The true meaning the author tried to get across to his audience was that a man and a woman or a brother and sister that are in love, can only be together when the time is just right. Characters that are in this poem, although they may not be very dynamic are very important to the theme. The two main, physical characters in this poem are the "sun," a.k.a....   [tags: Poetry]

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Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

- Ronils Review of A Raisin in the Sun. This is probably the first play I've ever seen that I REALLY HEATED. A Raisin in the Sun The Madison Repertory Theatre has produced many plays by African American playwrights recently, such as last year's From the Mississippi Delta, but their most recent, Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun is certainly one of the veryWorst. The play starts in a darkened living room. Ruth Younger wakes her family on a Friday morning. Her father-in-law has recently died, and the family is awaiting the arrival of the insurance money....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Business Analysis of Sun Microsystem

- Business Analysis of Sun Microsystem *Works Cited Not Included Sun is the only major company that builds an entire line of computers based exclusively on its own designs, its own chips, dubbed Sparc, and its own software, a version of the Unix operating system known as Solaris. As such, Sun stands alone as the "pure" alternative to the Wintel world-a moniker used to describe computers powered by Microsoft's software and Intel Corp.'s microprocessors. This strategy had been roundly criticized. Conventional wisdom suggested Sun's Unix market would be decimated by the software and chips of the Wintel alliance....   [tags: Papers]

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How Moods Are Affected By The Sun

- How Moods Are Affected By The Sun Thesis: The amount of sun people receive affects their mood. A young woman lies asleep on a cold, overcast winter morning. At 4 A.M., a faint incandescence radiates from a light bulb placed near her bed. The light gradually gains intensity and covers until 6 A.M., when the woman awakes. She had just experienced a simulated dawn of a new day. After being treated with this for several days, the woman's annual winter depression slowly goes away. Does this mean that the less sun you get the worse you feel, or perhaps the more you get the better your mood....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Sun and Its Features

- The Sun and Its Features Changes in the magnetic field of the sun affect us here on earth in a number of interesting ways. This magnetic field is caused by the flow of electrically charged ions and electrons on the sun, and if it didn't exist, the sun would be a much more boring star. The 11-year cycle of the sun's magnetic field accounts for many of the cool features of the sun: sunspots, solar flares, and aurora borealis. At the beginning of the cycle, the magnetic field is weak and there are very few sunspots; later, at the peak of the cycle, the magnetic field is strong, and there are many sunspots....   [tags: Science Essays Scientific]

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Green Flash from the Sun

- Many think it's just a myth. Others think it is true but its cause isn't known. Adventurers pride themselves on having seen it. It's a green flash from the Sun. The truth is the green flash does exist and its cause is well understood. Just as the setting Sun disappears completely from view, a last glimmer appears startlingly green. The effect is typically visible only from locations with a low, distant horizon, and lasts just a few seconds. A green flash is also visible for a rising Sun, but takes better timing to spot....   [tags: weather sunset]

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Dreams of Trespass and In the Eye of the Sun

- Dreams of Trespass and In the Eye of the Sun Both novels, Dreams of Trespass and In the Eye of the Sun deal with barriers. In the first one the barrier is a physical one, one that does not allow the women to cross it. While it creates incredible sense of solidarity among the women and a safety net, it also creates despair and a cause to fight for most of the mothers of the Mernissi household. In the second novel, In the Eye of the Sun we also see barriers, but this time they are invisible, more subtle, but equally damaging....   [tags: Arab Culture Cultural Marriage Essays]

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Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

- The above passage taken from the play A Raisin In The Sun by Lorraine Hansberry between Mama and her son Walter shows how the author can address many themes of the play in one scene or even just a few lines; She addresses such themes as dreams, prejudice, and family. Mama is the head of the household where she lives with her son Walter and wife Ruth with their son Travis along with Walter’s sister Beneatha or Bennie as some like to call her. The passage tells the reader that Mama went out and did something to destroy one of Walter’s dreams....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

- The play A Raisin In The Sun takes place in the south of Chicago, around the late fifties Setting The play “A Raisin In The Sun” takes place in the south of Chicago, around the late fifties. The scenes unfold in the Youngers’ apartment. It is a very small apartment with only a kitchen, a living/dining room and 2 little bedrooms. There is also a tiny bathroom that the Youngers have to share with their neighbours. Inside the apartment is very dark because there are only a few windows and the windows are extremely small....   [tags: English Literature]

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Analysis of A Raisin in the Sun

- "A Raisin in the Sun" Analysis Upon walking out of Krannert's production of "A Raisin in the Sun," an eerie silence drizzled about the audience as people murmured and slowly shuffled towards the exits. After witnessing such a powerful yet melancholy piece of theater work, words seemed inappropriate. For three hours, "A Raisin in the Sun" encompassed us with racial, economic, and social issues of the 1950s. Swirling portions of humor, disgrace, pride, and sadness into a smooth blend, the play developed many twists and turns that kept the audience and myself completely alert....   [tags: Krannert]

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Comparing The Sun and The Times

- Comparing The Sun and The Times The two newspapers which I am going to write about and discuss are “The Sun”, which is a tabloid newspaper and “The Times”, which is a broadsheet. The newspapers are both dated Monday 10 November, 2003. The first difference is that the broadsheet is bigger than the tabloid. People read tabloids for entertainment and gossip. The broadsheet caters for readers who are interested in hard news and who are professional, such as lawyers, doctors, and teachers....   [tags: Papers]

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Gladiator and Empire of the Sun

- Gladiator and Empire of the Sun Gladiator and Empire of the Sun are both historical films. Gladiator is set at the height of the Roman Empire and moves from Germania at the very beginning of the film to North Africa and then finally to Rome for the end of the film. At the start of the film the central character and hero, Maximus, an officer in the Roman army is in battle. At the battle is the Roman Emperor who Maximus has a close relationship with. It is the betrayal and murder of the emperor by his jealous son and the killing of Maximus' family that set the events of the rest of the film in motion....   [tags: Papers]

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Fusion: Harnessing the Power of the Sun

- History It has been a well-accepted fact that the sun is a source of great power since the early part of this century. In 1929, scientists first theorized that the energy production in stars was created by fusion: nuclear reactions involving light elements reacting to form heavier elements. By the late thirties, H. Bethe had analyzed most of our sun's nuclear fusion cycle. Fusion in our sun is caused when deuterium and tritium, both Hydrogen isotopes, react (in the presence of large amounts of heat) to form Helium, energy, and an extra neutron....   [tags: physics fusion]

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Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

- A Raisin in the Sun A Raisin in the Sun, by Lorraine Hansberry, illustrates the timeless struggle for the furtherance of family values and morals with extreme clarity. The play follows the life of a small black family’s struggle to keep their dreams from tenants to owners alive. These dreams, and the struggles necessary to reach them, as well as coming to terms with the dreams that are out of reach, are the focus and driving force behind this story of every persons struggle to achieve goals that are not always in tune with societies thoughts or ideas on a persons place in life....   [tags: Lorraine Hansberry Morals Literature Essays]

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A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

- A Success of Life Walter is a man just like many others; he has a job, a family, and he also has ambitions in life just like anybody else. Walter is not the only one in his family that has ambitions, almost everybody else in his family have ambitions as well. These ambitions created conflicts between family members after they all found out that Walter's mother (Lena) have been settled by an insurance company for the death of her husband, and she is about to obtain a large sum of money. Walter was already making plans in how to spend his mother's money in one of his twisted ideas without considering others....   [tags: American Literature]

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Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

- Dream’s Recovered Everyone has dreams; everyone has goals they want to accomplish. Some know what it is instantly and some take time to realize what they want to do. But not everyone will achieve their dreams and some, because of sad circumstances lose their grip on their dream and fall into a state of disappointment. Langston Hughes poem relates to the dreams of Mama, Ruth, and Walter in Lorraine Hansberry’s play A Raisin in the Sun. Ruth has to listen to Walter’s extravagant dreams of being rich and powerful all the time and know that these dreams will never happen....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Bobbie Ann Mason's Shiloh and Ryan Harty's Why the Sky Turns Red when the Sun Goes Down

- A story review. Relationship changes over the passing of time as circumstances in life shape a person's way of thinking and way of life. Whether it flourishes or decays depends greatly upon how both people react to these alterations. Before it is too late Relationship changes over the passing of time as circumstances in life shape a person's way of thinking and way of life. Whether it flourishes or decays depends greatly upon how both people react to these alterations. In Bobbie Ann Mason's "Shiloh" and Ryan Harty's "Why the Sky Turns Red when the Sun Goes Down", the couple in both stories are standing at the crossroads of their life where changes have happened and decision have to be made....   [tags: Chiloh Sun Down Mason Harty]

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Dream Deferred in A Raisin in the Sun

- "What Happens to a Dream Deferred?" Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun. Or fester like a sore– And then run?" (Langston Hughes). It is important to never lose sight of one’s dream. Dreams are what keep people moving in life, but if they are ignored, they may morph and lose their prevailing form. This is evident in Lorraine Hansberry’s "A Raisin in the Sun", as Walter’s, Beneatha’s, and Mama’s dreams become delayed, distorted, and blurred. Walter has long dreamed of making his family’s condition better, of giving them wealth that his low-paying job is unable to do....   [tags: Lorraine Hansberry]

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Issues Addressed in A Raisin in The Sun

- Black and White In the words of Jim Cocola and Ross Douthat, Hansberry wrote the play A Raisin in the Sun to mimic how she grew up in the 1930s. Her purpose was to tell how life was for a black family living during the pre-civil rights era when segregation was still legal (spark notes). Hansberry introduces us to the Youngers’, a black family living in Chicago’s Southside during the 1950s pre-civil rights movement. The Younger family consists of Mama, who is the head of the household, Walter and Beneatha, who are Mama’s children, Ruth, who is Walter’s wife, and Travis, who is Walter and Ruth’s son....   [tags: Lorraine Hansberry]

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A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansbury

- Character Development: A Raisin in the Sun Each character in A Raisin in the Sun has grown through out the play. The first character I will begin to talk about is Walter Lee Younger (brother). He is Passionate, ambitious, and bursting with the energy of his dreams, Walter Lee is a desperate man, influenced by with poverty and prejudice, and obsessed with a business idea that he thinks will solve all of his problems. He believes that through his business idea, he will collect all the money he will ever need....   [tags: Lorraine Hansbury Play Analysis Character Developm]

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A Raisin In The Sun: A Dream Deferred

- “What happens to a dream deferred?” (Hughes l. 1) Langston Hughes asks in his 1959 poem “Dream Deferred.” He suggests that it might “dry up like a raisin in the sun” (Hughes ll. 2-3) or “stink like rotten meat” (Hughes l. 6); however, at the end of the poem, Hughes offers another alternative by asking, “Or does it explode?” (Hughes l. 11) This is the view Lorraine Hansberry supports in her 1959 play A Raisin in the Sun, in witch she examines an African-American’s family’s struggle to break out of the poverty that is preventing them from achieving some sort of financial stability, or the American Dream....   [tags: Langston Hughes]

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Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

- Lorraine Hansberry is the author of the play A Raisin in the Sun. This play is very significant because it was the first play written by a black playwright to win the Best Play of the Year Award. Another interesting point about the play is the title. The title A Raisin in the Sun also refers to Langston Hughes poem Harlem. In many ways Langston Hughes’ poem relates to Lorraine Hansberry’s play. In the play a family of black Americans have a chance to move ahead in the cruel prejudiced world....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

- The Younger family is an African-American family living on the South Side of Chicago in the 1950s. Walter Lee Younger’s father has passed away, leaving ten thousand dollars from life insurance. This drama deals with how the family copes with this money, their dreams, race, and each other. During the play, Mama says, “Sometimes you just have to know when to give up some things…and hold on to what you got.” This statement relates to Walter, Beneatha, and Mama’s lives, because they each learn to give up and hold onto things....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

- A Raisin in the Sun is a classic tragedy. Through struggle the Younger’s all experience some hardship in learning the value of money and equality. I will have to say that the play was very interesting yet hard to watch. My first impression was that the stage was slanted. I’m still not sure why the stage was slanted and would love to ask the director of why it was slanted. Secondly, the actors were very hard to hear due to their soft speaking. From the play I received two major underlying messages....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A Raisin in the Sun Character Analysis

- The play “A Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry has many interesting characters. In my opinion, the most fascinating character is Ruth because of her many emotions and captivating personality. She goes through extreme emotions in the play such as happiness, sadness, anger, stress, and confusion. Ruth is very independent, firm, kind, witty, and loving. Ruth has an intriguing personality. She is very loving towards her family. She will do all in her power to improve the lifestyle of her family....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

- Lorraine Hansberry’s novel, A Raisin in the Sun, revolves around a middle-class African-American family, struggling during World War II. By reading about the Younger’s true to life experiences, one learns many important life lessons. One of the aforementioned would be that a person should always put family’s needs before their own. There are many examples of this throughout the novel. Just a few of these would be the example of Ruth and her unborn baby, Walter regaining the respect of his family, and Mama and her unselfish ways....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

- A Raisin In the Sun Staci King Lorraine Hansberry A-2 PCP Penguin Books 10-29-99 1988 Rpt. 2 A Raisin In the Sun is a drama play that takes place “sometime between World War II and the present.” The family lived in Chicago’s Southside. The town was very “dusky” and as each day passed the nights got colder. The Younger family lived in a small old apartment with only two small rooms....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Comparing Soul Food and A Raisin in the Sun

- Comparing Soul Food and A Raisin in the Sun Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun" and George Tillman's box-office hit Soul Food explore the hardships and trials of black family life, and through the characters, setting, and theme of both the story and the film, the issue of class and the search for community is discussed. The theme indicated in these stories is the search for community. Mama Younger wanted her family to come closer. The more she tried, the farther apart they became. During her struggle, she encountered many obstacles including her own son's beliefs, but she did not let them curve her appetite to gain higher status in society....   [tags: Papers]

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Keeping the Family Together in A Raisin In The Sun

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Walter Lee's Dreams in A Raisin in The Sun

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Characters Dreams Deferred in Raisin In The Sun

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