Eng- Sunday Evening
I have a dream…
“A dream deeply rooted in the American Dream.”
“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live without the true meaning of its creed: “we hold these truths to be self- evident: that all me are created equal.”
“I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judge by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”
“I have a dream that one day little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with white boys and white girls are walk together as sisters and brothers.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
In the play “A Raisin In A Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry is essentially about dreams, including the American Dream. The play takes place around the 1950’s in Chicago’s south side, when segregation was still around. In this play you meet a cast of people with dreams of a better life that compares the novel "A Raisin in the Sun" with Martin Luther King's speech "I Have a Dream." It Analyzes the similar themes found in play like racial injustice, socio-economic discrimination, dream fulfillment and the fact that it takes place during the same time.
There are many aspects that are discussed in both “ A Raisin in the Sun” and "I have a dream" speech. Perhaps the most important of those are racial injustice, socio-economic discrimination, unity, and the struggles for the American dream. In this play there are many different dreams, Mama’s dream is to create a better life for her family. The American dream, which is the idea of success that involves owning a house, being able to provide a better life for your family and to attain certain material objects. Mama’s dream is the American dream of moving her family out the small cramped house and into a bigger house, that is perfect for a family of five with a yard children can play and where she can tend a garden. For many African Americans during the 1950’s “The American dream” was to be treated