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In 1958 a play titled A Raisin In The Sun was published telling thestory of a deprived Negro family living in Chicagos South SideThroughout the play the Younger family faces many struggles As thestory moved forward they discovered the important conflicts and issuesin their lives The factors that complicated the lives of the Youngerfamily are also reflected in society today For example after the checkfrom Big Walters insurance company was spent on a small house in theall white community of Clybourne Park the Youngers had to deal with theprejudice acts of their new neighbors Prejudice ideas and thoughts arestill commonly brought up today which also may cause troubles formodern day individuals Furthermore the Youngers struggled to deal withtheir financial issues much like many people today especially as wemove through a recession Walter Lee Younger is the son of Big Walterand is currently left the only man in the house other than his sonTravis With this the pressure of being able to provide for his familyhas caused Walter to go to drastic measures trusting the wrong peopleand letting other people such as his mother have poor judgment inputting trust in him Today people also have issues in trusting thewrong people which increases the amount of difficulties people face insociety Although the play A Raisin in the Sun was originallypublished 50 years ago it still today has Meaning because of itsconflicts and issues that are reflected in modern day society To begin with the joy of the Youngers new home was reduced once theybecome aware of the prejudice acts that they will have to face in theirnew all white community They have their first exposure to thisdiscrimination when visited by Mr Linder Karl Linder is therepresentative from the Clybourne Park Improvement Association whomakes an unexpected appearance at the Youngers apartment in the SouthSide of Chicago His purpose for his presence there is to try to bribethe Youngers into selling their house back in Clybourne Park at
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