Summarizations of the raisins in the sun

Response papers allow you to engage with a text and use the ideas of others to mold your own. Your purpose in writing a response paper is to critically examine what a particular text says and then to articulate your reaction to that text. Respond to A Raisin in the Sun. For this particular response, you should be provide 4-5 paragraphs, covering: summary (in this case, all the acts and your interpretation of them), analysis (could be focused on a particular element, like setting or characters) and your (overall) reaction. You may quote lines from the play and discuss textual conversation. You may think of this assignment as an informal essay.

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