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A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun

by Lorraine Hansberry

Travis Younger Timeline and Summary

  • Travis is asleep in his makeshift bed. He is forced to stay up late when his dad’s friends come over since the living room is also his bedroom.
  • He plays with other kids in the street by chasing a rat.
  • He asks for money to bring to school, and when denied, asks for permission to work at the supermarket moving groceries.
  • Lena first tells Travis that she’s bought a house for the family.
  • Walter has a talk with Travis about dreaming big and believing in those dreams.

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