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In A Raisin in the Sun, what name did Asagai give to Beneatha and why?

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The answer to this question can be found in Act I scene 2, when we meet Asagai for the first time. What is really interesting about his character is that he represents a movement within Afro-Americans that concerned a return to Africa and a rediscovering of the importance of their original culture. You can...

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