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Response #10 Tan Huy Hoang Nguyen Professor Pam O’Klock-Stein English 1B 19 January 2006 A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry The underlying theme of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun is in the question posed by Langston Hughes' poem "Montage of a Dream Deferred," when he asks, "What happens to a dream deferred?" and then goes on to list the various things that might happen to a person if his dreams are put on hold, emphasizing that whatever happens to a postponed dream isn’t good. More simply, the question Hansberry poses in
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Unformatted text preview: her play is, "What happens to a person whose dreams grow more and more passionate--while his hopes of ever achieving those dreams grow dimmer each day?" Of course, many of us face this dilemma. How we deal with this problem sets us far in between. It’s the successful one that achieves his or her goals in stride and not with bounds and leaps. Slowly, but surely reaching one’s goals is much better than to dive right in, soon after finding that the pool has not been filled with water…...
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