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A Raisin in the Sun: Video: About the Play

About the Play

ALLUSIONS

Explain George's allusion to Walter as Prometheus.  What does Walter have in common with Prometheus? How does this allusion help us to understand Walter's role in the family? How does this allusion help us to understand Walter's conflict with Mama and the rest of the family? How does this allusion help us understand Walter and the Younger family's quest for the American Dream?