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In the play, a raisin in the sun, author lorraine hansberry, uses character walter lee younger to demonstrate a misguided, materialistic alteration of the. A raisin in the sun by lorraine hansberry - character map: using the spider map graphic organizer, have students analyze specific characters from this play. From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous a raisin in the sun is a play by lorraine hansberry that was first performed in 1959. A raisin in the sun: theme analysis, free study guides and book notes including hansberry's use of the format of drama to critique the social and racial divide in in the sun of langston hughes' poem ('montage of a dream deferred'.