A Raisin in the Sun focuses on the pursuit of achieving one’s dreams and the obstacles that are faced throughout that pursuit and eventually focuses on the end result-what is ultimately most important.
-Beneatha wants to become a doctor.
-Also, she is trying to be something she isn’t. She straightens her hair to make it less African-like.
-Walter believes that money will solve all of his problems and he’ll be able to support his family better.
-The depressed and unhappy mood occurring throughout the play is a main result of dreams seeming to shrivel up, like a raisin in the sun.
-At the end, the dream of the house is a main priority because it represents the importance of family.