And it makes a difference in a man when he can walk on floors that belong to him. I been thinking about some of the things we could do. The Younger's Quest for the American Dream Given what we have learned about Hansberry, Jim Crow, and the African American Experience between 1850 and 1954, why do you think Hansberry chose to use a play to illustrate African Americans' quest for the American Dream? So, let's get to the ''more'' part. Mama, you haven't even looked at it yet. My father, he earned it for us, brick by brick.
Walter Lee says the colored people ain't never going to get anywhere in this world until they start gambling on some different kinds of things. See, Mama, life is divided up between the takers and the tooken. All halted, waiting breathless for your pronouncements on industry. These are all flawed characters and I appreciate just how well developed each of them is. You know what you ought to do with that money, Lena? You're just a little old happy woman this morning, ain't you? You are not very good. We meet Walter Younger, our main character, who is a man defeated in his attempt to achieve material and financial wealth in an effort to support his family and better his life.
That don't mean I got to be the one to sell it. Heck, give up on the whole human race. Me, the boy, the way we live in this beat-up hole. The visual change in the spectacle isn't only connected to the shift in the positioning of this object, but also having its own contour, color, transparency, structure and texture. Take off everything and put on this. Well, l suppose a phone number can't hurt. From the opening scenes we see that that seems to be his driving force.
Things don't got to be like this. How we gets to a place where we scared to talk softness to each other? You seemed to get attached to each individual character. Ain't nobody's going nowhere, we're all in this world together. What are you doing home at this hour? Then go on and make up your bed. Soon, she's listening good and asking questions. Their feet gets itching, and the next thing you know, they're packed and gone, waving at the rest of us from them ocean liners. The first thing a man should learn.
What's with you this morning? I know what you was thinking, and I won't hear it again. But it's built good and solid. You get to New York a lot? You won't hurt my feelings. Something always told me I wasn't no rich white woman. Tell me what man decides what woman should or shouldn't wear pearls? Yes, there is something wrong with you. Man, if you don't get up. These are just some official papers.
What's done got into you, girl? Walter pursues a flawed and materialistic dream because he feels humiliated and subsequently guilty, in his inability to provide for his family. Like block upkeep, special projects. I'd love to hear all about your country. Are you talking about taking the money? Brother is a blip, Mama. Everyone must become one and melt into each other. America to most of my countrymen is an abstract, a place on a map.
We never been no people to act silly about no money. No, but l will say one thing for old Willy. No, no, no, no, no. What's that he called you? That's what I came for. Why would anybody want to be a doctor in this nutty world? Okay, if just for a minute.
Back open at 10:00, all right? Or fester like a sore, and then run? There's going to be some now. I've been ironing since this morning. Well, what do you expect me to do, sit in that chair all day till l grow root? You just come right over. You're so interested in sick people, go be a nurse, like other women. You know why the rest of us do? The lion waking now, honey.
Although the two characters have similar dreams, Walter, a dynamic character, breaks through the… 2025 Words 9 Pages Jose Morales English 164 Dr. At this moment, you decide to be romantic. And that much is decided, 'cause Big Walter would have wanted that. The men'll be here soon. Have I told you how deeply you move me? What time the movers due? Willie got his own ways. God doesn't have a thing to do with it. Lindner, that's your neighborhood out there, ''you got the right to keep it the way you want it.
I don't want to make it sound fancier than it is. What're you talking about Ruth? This is a beautiful hat. Never be afraid to sit awhile and think. But if the Youngers are waiting to see if their little Bennie is going to tie up the family with the Murchisons, they're wasting their time. And in time, we'll pretend that you've only been away for a day. Wasn't it you who taught me to despise any man who would do that? Gave the woman a down payment. That was my biggest mistake.