Flashcards in Test 2 Deck (53)
The author of "A Raisin in the Sun"
The title of this play came from a poem by whom?
The playwright was born in this city
She moved here to pursue her playwriting career
The last name of the family in this play is
This family lives in what city
The name of the eldest son is
Which character is based on teh playwright herself?
The mother or matriarch of the family is named
Lena receives a check for how much money?
This is in payment for
Mama primarily wants to take the money and use it for what?
Her son wants the money to use for what?
a liquor store
Her daughter would like her mother to use the money for what
Mama entrusts her money to her son and tells him to put how much away for his sisters education
Mama also tells him to put how much in a checking account for himself?
Instead of following her wishes he gives it all to...
Ruth discovers she is
After this discovery she considers..
Which character feels the little plant represents her?
As an African American playwright she was the first to win what drama award?
NY Drama Crit. Cir.
Three controversial issues addressed in the play were..?
feminism, abortion, Christianity questioned
In the movie version the scenes with Mrs. Johnson are cut
In the movie version beneatha's line "only thing worse than rich white people is rich colored people" is cut
in the stage version beneatha dyes her hair
in the mnovie george has a scene that is not in the stage version
in the movie the name of the var is the Shar-Lar-Lounge
In the stage version the bar is the Kitty Kat
In the stage version the son drives a taxi, in the movie version he drives a limo