Ajsia Gloriana Johnson
McKenzie, P.3 A.P Language & Composition
The purpose of the book A Raisin in the Sun was to show “the many gradations in even negro families”. At a time the civil rights was suppose to shed light that Negros should come together. There were many conflicts going on in African American house hold. I liked that the book was themed around the civil rights era. It has always been something that has stuck to me because of my cultural and it is of great relevance to me that the civil rights effected some things that happened in this book. This book is a valuable source for learning life lessons because in this book real life things happen to families. I learned that all families have conflicts and different family members have different outlook on what may be right or wrong but at the end of the day they will always be there to help when it is needed if you keep good relationship with them. This book changed the way I looked at dreams. I learned not to depend on anyone to make things happen for you and that you don’t need to be assisted with it. I am similar to Walter because in some situations I don’t realize how my actions affect not only myself but family as well. I am also similar to Walter because I am able to turn my actions around and put my family at a joy & make them believe in me throughout all of the troubles that my actions have put them through. This can slow down my progression and that is what Walter had to go through before he was able to turn everything around. In the end, making everyone in his family proud. Walter is also an argumentative person with his family members which I can relate to . I would recommend this book only to those struggling with family problems because...
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