A Raisin In The Sun

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Pride in "A Raisin in the Sun 

In the play "A Raisin in the Sun , by Lorraine Hansberry, pride is one of the major themes. Several of the characters display their own particular kind of pride. Walter Lee shows a type of pride that could be called "manly  pride. Beneatha is constantly displaying her "intellectual  pride. Mama has a deep-rooted "old-fashioned  pride. Collectively, all of their prides come together to form a sense of "cultural and ethnic  pride.

Walter Lee's "manly  pride shows itself as he always insists on being accepted and respected as the head of the Younger household. He expects the rest of the family to listen to him and follow his guidance. When is "manliness  is questioned, he becomes very angry. Walter Lee wants to invest the ten thousand dollars of insurance money that his mother has

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