A Raisin in the Sun
by Lorraine Hansberry
A Raisin in the Sun Theme of The Home
A Raisin in the Sun takes places entirely in the Younger family’s cramped apartment. Although it’s technically their home, Mama dreams of shifting their home to a bigger house because she believes owning their own, larger space will create a better home.
Questions About The Home
- What are the differences and similarities between "house" and "home" in A Raisin in the Sun?
- How is the concept of "the home" used in A Raisin in the Sun? To the characters in the play, what should home look like?
Chew on This
In A Raisin in the Sun, problems arise in the Younger household when solutions to problems are sought outside of the house.