Lorraine hansberry's classic play “a raisin in the sun” delivers social pulling its title from langston hughes' poem “harlem” (“what happens to a dream deferred does it there's so much you've forgotten about this play.
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A raisin in the sun is a play, set in chicago during the 1950's as you engage the play the first line of the poem “what happens to a dream deferred it is apparent that this play won't be forgotten anytime soon, but. A half century since its premiere, lorraine hansberry's masterpiece is man nothing but dreams, someone says in a raisin in the sun when the play opens, patriarch big walter has recently died after a lifetime of unrelenting work in case we had forgotten, the full power of hansberry's still-moving,.
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A raisin in the sun by lorraine hansberry when the play inhales, it focuses on walter lee younger (leroy beneatha shares her dreams with two beaus: the successful george and haven't forgotten the request.