A Raisin In The Sun
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|A Raisin In The Sun
The civil rights movement brought enlightenment towards the abolishment of segregation laws. Although the laws are gone does segregation still exist in fact? 'What happens to a dream deferred, does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?'; said, in a poem by Langston Huges. The story, A Raisin in the Sun, by Lorraine Hansberry showed segregation and its affects upon all races. This essay will show how Assimilationists and New Negroes fought for their own identity in the mid twentieth century. Whether they were being true to themselves or creating carbon copies of oppression was determined by one's view upon society.
Passivity only prolonged sorrow against the battle against segregation. Mrs. Johnson in A Raisin in the Sun is passive to the actions taken upon her. In the story she acts like a strong person by saying, 'Wilhelmina Othella Johnson does anything, whenever she wants!'; While in reality she is weak individual. The United States during World War 2...
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