Walter in A Raisin in the Sun: Character, Quotes & Monologue


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Walter is most unhappy with his life because _____.

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1. Walter wants to use $10,000 to open a _____.

2. When Mama gives Walter the $10,000, she makes him promise to _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Walter is one of the main characters from the play A Raisin in the Sun. You'll answer questions about Walter's unhappiness and his experience getting and losing a large sum of money.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To successfully pass the quiz, you'll need to:

  • Understand why Walter is unhappy with his life
  • Recall why Walter wants $10,000
  • Know what Walter's mom makes him promise after she gives him $10,000
  • Determine how Walter loses the money
  • Assess how Walter tries to get his family's money back

Skills Practiced

You'll get practice applying the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about A Raisin in the Sun to answer questions about Walter's experience accepting and losing the money
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding why Walter isn't happy with his life
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you take away the most important information from the related lesson on Walter from A Raisin in the Sun

Additional Learning

To learn more about this character, read the lesson entitled Walter in A Raisin in the Sun: Character, Quotes & Monologue. The lesson will help you:

  • Know the setting of A Raisin in the Sun
  • Describe Walter's monologue
  • Analyze quotes from Walter