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A Raisin in the Sun Study Guide Act III – Questions 1-18

question What is the significance of Asagai’s opening statement? answer Asagai likes change. Change is progress, which he wants to see in his country. question Why doesn’t Beneatha want to be a doctor anymore? answer Beneatha’s faith has been taken from her. Walter’s losing the money has rattled her and made her dream seem harder […]

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A raisin in the sun – Act II Scene One

question 1. What was Beneatha’s family doing when George came in? answer Beneatha was in Nigerian dress. Beneatha and Walter were dancing and singing Nigerian songs. They looked rather crazy, and Walter was quite drunk. question 2. What are “assimilationist Negroes”? answer “Someone who is willing to give up his own culture and submerge himself […]

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A raisin in the sun . Act 3 study guide.

question Why didn’t beneatha want to be a doctor anymore? answer Because she knows thier physical problems arnt what’s wrong with the human race today, it’s thier hearts. question How did asagai define “idealist” and “realist”? answer Idealist-work to live for progress Realist -don’t believe there will be change. question What does asagai ask beneatha […]

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a raisin in the sun act 2 scene 1

question When does Act II begin? What is Beneatha doing as the first scene opens? What is she wearing? answer she is wearing ceremonial clothing from Africa and doing a tribal dance to welcome the men back home. question Why does Walter join her in the dance? answer because he was drunk question How does […]

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A Raisin in the Sun Answers

question 1. Why did Walter ask Ruth what was wrong with her? answer She was kind-of crabby and tired-looking. question 2. Why was Ruth upset when Walter gave Travis the money? answer They didn’t have money to spare. Also, Walter didn’t back her up; he undermined her authority as a parent. question 3. Who are […]

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A Raisin In The Sun – Act Summary

Act I Act I. Scene I Describe the apartment and its furnishings in Act I. The apartment is a small cramped space, and its furnishings are worn and torn, due to the age. There are two families right across from each other in a Jack and Jill fashion, (they have to share a bathroom). What […]

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A Raisin in the Sun short answer study guide questions final exam

question Act 1 Why did walter ask Ruth what was wrong with her? answer … question Why was ruth upset when Walter gave travis the money? answer … question Who are willy and bobo? answer … question Walter said, “Damn my eggs… damn all the eggs that ever was!” Why? answer … question Who is […]

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Raisin in the Sun Studyguide

question Why did Walter ask Ruth what was wrong with her? answer Because Ruth was being very mean to him and had a bad attitude towards him this morning. question Why was Ruth upset when Walter gave Travis the money he requested? answer Because she told Travis that they didn’t have the money. Also because […]

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A Raisin in the Sun

question describe how the apartment looks answer it would be comfortable and well ordered if it were not for a number of indestructible contradictions small apartment, old and worn out, they have done everything to make it look descent question where does each of the five members of the younger family sleep answer Travis- living […]

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