A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

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In A Raisin In the Sun, which of Walter's traits contribute to the message of the play?

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Of the traits the develop the most throughout the play, I would say that Hansberry's construction of Walter as a family man is what develops with the most vigor.  In comparison to Walter at the start of the play to how he is at the end of it, it is evident that he becomes a stronger family man.  Walter seems to treat his family as a source of weight and burden at the outset of the...

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