A Raisin in the Sun: Character Analysis & Traits


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Which character from A Raisin in the Sun dreams of buying a liquor store?

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1. What prompts the Younger family to argue about money in A Raisin in the Sun?

2. Which character from A Raisin in the Sun has to sleep on the couch because there are no more beds available?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A Raisin in the Sun is a play about the Youngers, an African American family seeking a comfortable and stable life. This quiz will test your knowledge of the Younger family's actions and dreams.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will focus on the following topics:

  • The dream of opening a liquor store
  • Family arguments about money
  • White characters
  • Abortion

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you understand the most significant information in the related lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about arguments the Younger family has about money
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the character who thinks about abortion as a solution to their financial problems

Additional Learning

Review the accompanying lesson called A Raisin in the Sun: Character Analysis & Traits for more information. In this lesson, objectives include:

  • Examine the differences between African and white American culture
  • Recount the major plot points in the play
  • Study the background of the play itself, including the author