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"A Raisin In The Sun", And How It Is Relevent Today, How The Conflicts In The Play Are Still Happening To This Very Day.

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Today some of the biggest problems for people are problems with money, marriage, racism, and sexism. Coincidentally, these are also some of the main themes in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun. Hansberry's play shows the struggle of a family's problems and how they got through it. In many ways the people all over the world and America have changed, but the same problems still exist even if they have become simpler or even more complex.
Every civilization, and every economy has its own form of currency, being us dollars, or Europe's euros. Consequently, its always a problem for many people. "A Raisin in the Sun" shows one or a few problems concerning money, and yes, they are still relevant to today. People can become so poor than they constantly yearn for money in order to simply survive, while others have so much money that they become foolish, and spend it on whatever they want. Hansberry's play show how people with very little money do all they can to gain more and survive. "Ruth : Lena... I'll work... I'll work 20 hours a day in all the kitchens in Chicago... I'll strap my baby on my back if I have to scrub all the floors in America and wash all the sheets in America. If I have to but we got to move! We got to get out of here!!" this citation show Ruth's feelings on her situation, and how badly she wants to get out of her small apartment, and live in a house, that can only be achieved by with money. Her feelings are also shared with many people all over the world who live in slums, or ghettos and don't have enough money to get out, and reach a better place, that can only be reached with money, that everyone has become so reliant on.
Marriage is something that everyone seems to have to do. Even back in times of Shakespear marriage was important, as shown in many of his plays such as "Romeo and Juliet". Although it's so important, it also has and is still ruining the...

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