A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

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What was Walter's occupation in A Raisin in the Sun?

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In Lorraine Hansberry's classic play A Raisin in the Sun, Walter Lee Younger is employed as Mr. Arnold's chauffeur. Walter is portrayed as a vibrant, enthusiastic man with massive dreams of one day becoming a successful businessman. Despite his huge dreams and motivation to climb the social ladder, he is employed as a lowly chauffeur. Walter laments about his occupation to his wife and feels like she does not support his dreams of entering the liquor business with several of his partners. Walter is sick and tired of his job and compares himself to a volcano that is ready to explode. Lena understands her son's feelings regarding his occupation and tells Mrs. Johnson...

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