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A Raisin in the Sun Three Act Plot Analysis

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Three Act Plot Analysis

Act I

The Younger family awaits a check in the mail. This Holy Grail will fulfill their respective dreams.

Act II

Lena announces she’s bought a house in a white neighborhood; a totally-not-racist-at-all (right…) representative of the neighborhood shows up and offers more money for them to not move in.


Walter gives in to the racism and then takes it back at the last second. The family prepares to move in to their new home.

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