A raisin in the sun study guide
A RAISIN IN THE SUN READING GUIDE Act I, Scene 1 (1) In what city does the play take place? The play happens in Chicago’s south side. (2) The living room setting seems surpassed by weariness. Call 2 details that suggest this. -Crocheted doilies and couch covers conceal the worn upholstery. -Tables or chairs are put over the torn carpet. -Carpet is dull and faded. One little window allows the only light in the studio apartment. (3) Two references are made to a check early on in the play, one by Walter and one by Travis. How does
Ruth respond to each of these recommendations? When Walter asks if the check has come yet, Ruth is frustrated with the question and tells him that it is not expected to come until the next day. Travis then asks if the check is coming the next day, and Ruth tells him to get his mind off the money. (4) According to his mom, why is Travis getting so little sleep? Travis gets little sleep since Walter is hanging out all night in the living room with his friends, and the living-room is also Travis’s bed room. (5) What strategy has Walter, Willy Harris and Bobo been finding out?
They want to purchase an alcohol shop for $75,000. Each would contribute $10,000 to the deposit of $30,000. (6) Why is Walter distressed with his wife’s response to the strategy? He says that Ruth ignores him and his dreams and pays little attention to what he states. (7) What does Walter want from Ruth? He desires her to support him and his dreams, listen to him, encourage him, and make him seem like a male. (8) What does Walter mean when he states, “We one group of men connected to a race of females with little minds? “
He feels that African-American ladies do little to defend and assistance African-American guys. (9) What is Walter’s job? He is a driver for an abundant white male. (10) How would you describe the tone that Beneatha utilizes with her sibling? She is sarcastic and nasty when she talks to him. (11) Why is Walter disturbed with Beneatha’s plan to go to medical school? He is afraid that his mom will use the $10,000 check to spend for Beneatha’s college tuition, which would remove Walter’s chances for utilizing the money to buy his share of the liquor Powered by TCPDF (www. tcpdf. org) 1/ 1