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In A Raisin in the Sun, why did Beneatha say she wouldn't marry George?

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George Murchison is an affluent college student who has been casually going out with Beneatha. George is depicted as an educated (and rather arrogant) young man; he is a conservative individual and does not share Beneatha's values regarding her African heritage. George is the antithesis of Joseph Asagai and does not respect Beneatha's dreams or her aspirations.

When Beneatha informs her mother that she will be going on a date with George Murchinson, Lena comments that Beneatha seems to be getting a little sweet on George. Beneatha responds by dismissing her comment before mentioning that she could never take George seriously because he is so shallow.

Beneatha goes on to admit that George is by far the wealthiest boy...

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Beneatha does not want to marry George because he is full of himself and does'nt cares about other people feelings. eg. when Beneatha dressed in the Nigerian clothes, he thought that she was eccentric, tell me now thats not a nice thing to say about an abitious person like Beneatha.

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