A RAISIN IN THE SUN
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Walters boss called
How did Ruth find out Walter wasn't going to work?
He had been driving and walking and watching people.
Where had Walter been going instead of to work?
She gave him responsibility and money.
What did Mama do for Walter?
He was from Clybourne Park Improvement Association and he came to tell the Youngers to not move into the white neighborhood.
Who was Karl Lindner, and why did he visit the Youngers' house?
He told him to get out of their apartment.
What was Walter's reaction to Lindner?
She got gardening tools and a hat.
What presents did Mama get?
He told Walter that Willy took all of the money without a trace.
What news did Bobo bring to Walter?
She thinks now that physical ailments aren't the problem of society.
Why didn't Beneatha want to be a doctor anymore?
Idealists are those who refuse to think, they are the realists.
How did Asagai define "idealists" and "realists"?
He asks her to marry him and to go live in Africa with him.
What does Asagai ask Beneatha to do?
She said that she had to high of dreams.
What fault does Mama find with herself?
He thinks accepting the money from Lindner will solve their problem.
What solution does Walter have
He is a good man and his conscience didn't want to ruin his family's pride.
Why didn't Walter take the money Lindner offered?
They did move.
Did the Youngers stay or move?
She was grumpy and looked tired.
Why did Walter ask Ruth what was wrong with her?
They don't have the money to spare.
Why was Ruth upset when Walter gave Travis the money?
They are two friends of Walter.
Who are Willy and Bobo?
He has been telling her about his dream and all she says to him is eat your eggs.
Walter said, "Damn my eggs . . . damn all the eggs that ever was!" Why?
She is Walter's sister.
Who is Beneatha?
It was money coming from her husbands life insurance policy.
Why was Mama getting a check for $10,000?
She thinks that he is shallow. She likes him enough to go out with him, but she doesn't love him.
Why did Beneatha say she wouldn't marry George?
She said she did not accept the idea of God.
What was Beneatha's attitude towards God?
What happened to Ruth at the end of Act I Scene One?