How does Asagai feel about money?

How does Asagai feel about money?

Asagai believes that the only goals worth reaching are the ones that we work for. He tells Beneatha that had Walter not lost the money, she would have been cheated out of the opportunity of reaching her dreams independently.

When Beneatha laments the loss of the money Asagai tells her?

She has no more hope or ambition left she tells him that Walter has given away the money (Page 132-133). How does Asagai define idealists and realists?

What does Asagai call Beneatha that upsets her?

Alaiyo
When Asagai says goodbye, he calls Beneatha by a nickname, “Alaiyo.” He explains that it is a word from his African tribal language, roughly translated to mean “One for Whom Bread—Food—Is Not Enough.” He leaves, having charmed both women.

What does Asagai tell Beneatha about the money?

Asagai reprimands her for her lack of idealism and her attachment to the money from her father’s death. He tells Beneatha about his dream to return to Africa and help bring positive changes.

What can the $10000 check symbolize to Mama What is her reaction to finally getting it?

Because Walter has lost the money, she feels that medical school for her is out of the question now. She has become sour and pessimistic about life and people due to this disappointment. According to Asagai, Beneatha should be grateful to Walter. Why?

What does she tell Asagai? What is Asagai’s response? She has no more hope or ambition left she tells him that Walter has given away the money (Page 132-133). You just studied 4 terms!

What does Asagai suggest that Beneatha do when the family crisis is over?

What does Asagai ask Beneatha to do? He asks her to marry him and return to Africa with him to live.

Why does Asagai criticize Beneatha’s response to the loss of the insurance money?

Why does Asagai criticize Beneatha’s response to the loss of the insurance money? He dislikes her lack of religious faith. He thinks that she is too idealistic about helping people. The money can be used to help his family achieve their dreams.

Who is Joseph Asagai in A Raisin in the Sun?

Asagai is a “rather dramatic-looking” young man who takes great pride in his African heritage and dreams of Nigerian independence from colonial rule. Asagai is thoughtful and well-spoken and he fosters Beneatha’s interest in her African roots. At the play’s end, Asagai asks Beneatha to marry him and “come home” to Africa.

How does Joseph Asagai try to win Beneatha’s affection?

In trying to win her affections, he is persistent but never overbearing. He flatters her with gifts (something that George Murchison has not done); in addition, Asagai’s gifts are not meaningless trinkets but are things that are both useful to and desired by Beneatha — such as the Nigerian robes he clearly has gone to a lot of trouble to obtain.

What did Asagai say about success at any cost?

Asagai’s philosophy runs counter to the Western perception of success at any cost. He questions, for example, the satisfaction of receiving money through misfortune while calling it “success.” He contrasts this view with his own that “making it” via insurance money gained through misfortune is not really “making it.”

How is Joseph Asagai a believable character?

Asagai’s compliments to Beneatha are sincere and therefore believable. His peaceful ways and calm manner give Beneatha an appreciation of his views even when they disagree.