Lena Younger (Mama), Beneatha Younger, Walter Lee Younger, Ruth Younger
Travis Younger, Joseph Asagai, George Murchison, Mrs. Johnson
Karl Lindner, Bobo, Willy, Walter Younger, Sr.
Person-against-self - an internal conflict of feelings.
Person-against-person - the typical protagonist vs. antagonist scenario.
Person-against-society - the protagonist battles against the larger organizations of society
(or a system of beliefs held by society).
Person-against-nature - the protagonist is threatened by a component of nature.
Civil Rights and the Endless Struggle Against Human Oppression
Women's Rights Movement (The Outspoken -yet unnamed- feminism of Beneatha)
Value Systems of the Black Family
Concepts of African American Beauty & Identity
Class & Generational Conflicts
Human Aspiration & The Persistence of Dreams
Individual Fulfillment, Recognition, & Liberation
Mama's Potted Plant
Walter Sr.'s Inheritance
The New House in Clybourne Park
Setting: Time & Place
Sometime Between WWII and the Present (1958?)
The Slums of Southside Chicago
Aspects of the Theatrical Stage Production
Use of Dramatic Questions – dramatic hooks, devices to hold the attention of the audience. (Examples include: Will he come? Who did it? Will he or she succeed?)
Subdivisions: Scene & Act Construction – effect on plot pace, tension.
Staging: The Effect of a One Stage Set
The visual/audio production as stated in the stage direction (staging, lighting, backdrop, sound effects, music, etc.)