After reading the play A Raisin in the Sun found in your text book, respond to ONE of the following questions with a thorough 1,200-1,500 word response. Your response must be typed, double-spaced, using a 12 point font, and 1” margins. Full credit reading responses will include a brief introduction with a clear thesis statement, a well-developed response using specific references to lecture material and/or the text, and a logical conclusion. Include a word count at the end of your response.
- The Younger Family faces internal and external conflicts in this play, what factors does Hansberry suggest have the greatest impact on the outcome of the story? What statement does she make about race in America in the middle of the 20th century? Is this play ultimately hopeful or cynical? Explain your response.