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the practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as their own
A reference to a statement, person, places, event, or thing that is known from literature, history, religion, myth, etc
Time and place in which a story takes place
When the audience knows something a character doesn't
Compares 2 distinct objects and drawls the similarities between them using the words "like" or "as"
The act of encouraging minority cultural groups to be similar to larger cultural groups
An issue(problem) in a narrative around which the whole story is revolves
That particular point in a narrative at which the conflict or tension hits the highest point
The use of figurative language to create visual representations of actions, objects and ideas in our minds in such a way that they appeal to our physical senses
When one thing is meant to represent something else; helps to create meaning and emotion in a story
Who is Walter Lee Younger
A black male, chauffeur
What are Walter Lee Younger's beliefs/ideals
He believes money can solve everything and life will be better when they have money
Who said "Baby, don't nothing happen for you in this world 'less you pay somebody off"
Walter Lee Younger
Who said "Bitter? Man I'm a volcano. Bitter? Here I am a giant -- surrounded by ants! "
Walter Lee Younger
Who is Beneath Younger
A black female college student that wants to become a doctor
What are Beneath Younger's beliefs/ideals
The good things in life you can't buy, you have to experience them.
Who said "There simply is no blasted god- there is simply man and it is he who makes miracles"
Who said "I wanted to do that. I always thought it was the one concrete thing in the world that a human being could do. Fix up the sick you know-- and make them whole again. This is truly being god"
Who is Lena Younger (Mama)
Mother to Beneath and Walter
What are mama's beliefs/ideals
Pride in family background, the family comes first (trust)
Who said "Son- I come from 5 generations of slaves and sharecroppers- but ain't nobody in my family ever let nobody pay 'em no money that was a way of them telling us we wasn't fit to walk this earth "
Who said "The rest you put in a checking account-with your name on it.
And from now on any penny that come out of it or that go in it is for you
to look after, for you to decide. It ain't much, but it's all I got in the world
and I'm putting it in your hands."
Who is Ruth Younger
Wife of Walter,and mother of Travis
What are Ruth Younger's beliefs/ideals
She wants to move into the house that her mother in law purchased
"No--I'm just sleepy as the devil. What kind of eggs you want?"
"You get your mind of money and eat your breakfast"
Who is Travis Younger
Son of Ruth and Walter
What are Travis Younger's beliefs/ideals
He is really just a kid and doesn't have a realistic view on life
Who said "I don't know then.I can't make up my mind. Sometimes mama asks
me that too. And sometimes when I tell her I just want to be like you-she
says she don't want me to be like that and sometimes she says she
Who is Joseph Asagai
Kind of Beneath's bf, from Nigeria
What are Joseph Asagai's beliefs/ideals
He believes in African American culture and he is proud of it
who does this represent " Then isn't there something wrong in a house - in a world- where all dreams, good or bad, must depend on the depth of a man"
Who is George Murchison
Asagai's competition for the affections of the lovely Beneatha
What are George's ideals/beliefs
Total opposite of Asagai's point of view
Who said " GEORGE (Exasperated; rising)
I know [you love to talk] and I don't mind it sometimes...I want you to
cut it out, see - The moody stuff, I mean. I don't like it. You're a
nice-looking girl...all over. That's all you need, honeyi, forget the
atmosphere. Guys aren't going to go for the atmosphere - they're going to
go for what they see. Be glad for that. Drop the Garbo routine. It doesn't
go with you. As for myself, I want a nice - (Groping) - simple
(Thoughtfully) - sophisticated girl... not a poet - O.K.? (2.2.5)"
Who is Karl Linder
He is head of the "welcoming committee" of the neighborhood the youngers are moving into
What are Karl's beliefs/idea;s
He believes that he is better than the youngers and doesn't want a black family to move into his neighborhood
Who said 1) ".... I want you to believe me when I tell you that race prejudice simply
doesn't enter into it. It is a matter of the people of Clybourne Park
believing, rightly or wrongly, as I say, that for the happiness of all
concerned that our Negro families are happier when they live in their own
Who is Willy Harris
One of the men that Walter wanted to have a business deal with. When they gave willy the money he took off with it, taking walter and billy's money
What are willy's beliefs/ideals
His beliefs are off due to the fact that he stole from his friends and overall screwed them over
Who is Mrs.Johnson
Noisy neighbor that came to visit them while they were getting ready to move, was not welcome there. She talked about how she hopes nothing happens to them in their new white neighborhood
What are Mrs. Johnson's beliefs/ideals
She believes that colored people aren't the same even though she is colored
Who said "one proud-acting bunch of colored people"
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