Quotes"Beneatha: He finally came into his manhood today, didn't he? Kind of like a rainbow after the rain... Ruth: (Dry, subdued) Wellâ€”he finally came into his manhood. Me, I always knowed he was a man.
"A Raisin in the Sun" is a play by Lorraine Hansberry that debuted on Broadway in 1959. The play tells the story of the Younger family, an African-American family living in a cramped apartment in Chicago in the 1950s. They receive a life insurance check for $10,000 after the death of the family patriarch, and each member of the family has different plans for how to spend the money.
The play explores themes of racial identity, discrimination, poverty, and the American Dream. It was one of the first plays on Broadway to portray the experiences of African-American families in a realistic and nuanced way.
Since its premiere, "A Raisin in the Sun" has become a classic of American literature and theater, and has been performed around the world. It has been praised for its powerful storytelling, complex characters, and incisive social commentary.
"Beneatha: He finally came into his manhood today, didn't he? Kind of like a rainbow after the rain...
Ruth: (Dry, subdued) Wellâ€”he finally came into his manhood. Me, I always knowed he was a man.Download A Raisin in the Sun from below or purchase a copy from Amazon.
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