Raisin in the Sun Notes by Rosetta James
By Rosetta James
A Raisin within the Sun debuted within the spring of 1959 and has seeing that been translated into greater than 30 languages. it's the tale of a terrible black family members suffering to develop into a part of the center category. family members hardships try the religion of all concerned and the result's unforeseen and jam-packed with heartbreak.
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_____. " New York Times 26 May 1963: 1, 59. ROGERS, J. A. Africa's Gift to America. New York: Helga Rogers, 1961. WALKER, ALICE. " Ms. (August 1979): 72-73. WHITE, B. B. " New Yorker 9 May 1959: 33-35. Interview with Lorraine Hansberry.
Com • I done told you--I didn't do it! " Note the following examples from Raisin: Ruth: You done spoiled that boy so . . Mama: What done got into you, girl? Walter Lee done finally sold you on investing? Mama: And all that money they pour into these churches when they ought to be helping you people over there drive out them French and Englishmen done taken away your land. Mama: Much baking powder as she done borrowed from me all these years, she could of done gone into the baking business. Mama: [The check] .
Walter: We one group of men tied to a race of women with small minds . . Mama: But [Beneatha] you so thin . . Mama: We ain't no business people, Ruth. We just plain working folks. Mama: Ruth honey--what's the matter with you--you sick? Ruth: You think you a woman, Bennie--but you still a little girl. " Note the following examples: • It's too late to ask her cause she done gone. • Mrs. Jackson done burned the cabbage again. com • I done told you--I didn't do it! " Note the following examples from Raisin: Ruth: You done spoiled that boy so .