I cannot find an example of a paradox in Raisin in the Sun. Could the title be a paradox?

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A better example of paradox found within Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun comes in act 3 during the conversation Beneatha has with Asagai after she learns that Walter, her brother, has squandered their late father’s insurance money on a get-rich-quick scheme that resulted in theft.

Distraught because part of that money was supposed to pay for her medical school tuition, Beneatha laments the death of her own dream of becoming a doctor. Asagai, not wanting Beneatha to pity herself or give up, decides to tell her all about his own dream—helping his home county of Nigeria gain independence from colonial rule.

In one passage, he...

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