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A Raisin in the Sun

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Act III

Quotes Act III

BENEATHA (Bitterly): Because it doesn’t seem deep enough, close enough to what ails mankind! It was a child’s way of seeing things—or an idealist’s.

ASAGAI: But did you earn it? Would you have had it at all if your father had not died?

BENEATHA: Well—we are dead now. All the talk about dreams and sunlight that goes on in this house. It’s all dead now.