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Theatre Of The Oppressed

Analyzing Images

Lesson 6 - (Online) Analyzing Images

Objective: Students will demonstrate their understanding of Image Theatre by analyzing Act 1 Scene 2 of ‘A Raisin in the Sun’

Assignment - Self-Reflection

Reflect on the Story Gifts activity from class, then type your responses. Respond to each questions with 2-3 complete sentences.

  1. What did you discover about your partner from this activity?
  2. How did it feel to interpret someone else's story?
  3. What were your reactions/thoughts while you watched someone else tell your story?
  4. What did you discover about oppression?

Assignment - Analyzing Images Online

Find an image online (Google, social media, etc.) that tells an engaging and meaningful story. It can be a painting or photography. Copy and paste the image or link into your response, then answer these questions:

  1. Why does this image speak to you?
  2. What story do you see?
  3. Ask a friend or family member what story they see, share their response
  4. Compare/contrast the two stories (yours and your friend's/family's)


After reading A Raisin in the Sun Act 1, Scene 2, respond to these discussion questions:

  • What moment stood out to you the most? Why?
  • What questions formulated as you read?
  • How does this scene relate to our discussions on oppression and images?


  1. Respond to Discussion Questions
  2. Continue discussions by responding to peers: reflect on their response, bring an additional perspective to their thoughts, or ask them a question.