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By Erica RiveroA Raisin in the suntopic What is Walter Lee Youngs reaction to the association and how doesit transform himMany black men have to deal with an organized racism that affects their rolein society Walter Lee Younger has the unfortunate situation that he isconstantly posed on the edge of greatness but steadily affixed to the certaintyof being the Achilles heel of society I think to understand Walter andhis reaction to Mr Linder the representative from the Clybourne ParkImprovement Association it is necessary to look at who Walter is what Walterssituation is how Walters reaction transforms him Walter Lee YoungerWalter is a very misunderstood man by his family He feels surrounded bydominating women who cannot see his dreams as more than silly talk He hasso many dreams it is driving him out of his skin He has the burning desirefor the American Dream but with the circumstances of his surroundings hehas not yet found a way to realize them He is searching for his identitywith money the job that he holds can only provide so much for the familyand he is not even capable of providing his son Travis with some pocket changewithout becoming broke himself Walter Younger is thirty-five years old andall he will ever be is a limousine driver He is unhappy with his job andhe desperately seeks for an opportunity to improve his family standing Heis not ready to accept his station in life He does not want to be the chauffeurdriver he wants to be the man that retains the chauffeur What type ofbreadwinner can a black man be in America He wants to provide for hisfamily and give them all their dreams a house an education fancy clothesand the opportunity to be more than someones servant At the beginning ofthe book we see how a family of five shares a one bedroom dilapidatedapartment on Chicagos south side which is similar to the Thomass livingconditions in Native Son He sees his
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