August Wilson Literary Devices

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A strong, passionate play as Fences written by the magnificent August Wilson is a major American play. Due to having a basic dialect with the sense of humor, it sends a passionate message to the reader of what is occurring in the play. Fences comes across to face many problems in which women can be seen as a minor by the way a men behaves with them. Marginalization to the overall women in this play can be seen clearly from each scene to scene that we unfold. Rose, a significant main character is more than enough to demonstrate the injustice a woman undergoes in the play. The lack of authority , having to deal with an affair, furthermore not having the support or care of your beliefs by your loved one is not equitable towards a women. …show more content…

However, this is not the case between the relationship of protagonist Troy Maxson and his dear wife Rose. Friday nights will be the highlight of Troy's week for attending Taylors furthermore visiting his side Alberta. Even Though, Rose confessed to Troy by stating her wanting him to stay home for once but that never happened due to Troy doing what he desired without caring of Rose opinion. “ Are you coming home from work tomorrow night?” “I'm going to go cash my check and go down to Taylor's to play checkers.” ( 2.2) Rose would love for Troy to come home straight from work but she's aware that he will go down to see Alberta at her home. Rose comprehends that she cannot be living in this form but does no action to change it. Wilson discriminates women as being incapable in commanding a man in what he pleases to …show more content…

Being neglected to your ideas and dreams by your love partner in which is selfish in only having his ideas heard and concerned for is not wanted by nobody. However, this is the case of Rose and Troy, as Rose being the women her feelings, dreams, and opinions are all disregarded. Troy is always speaking of his feelings and thoughts but never really cares or asks in how Rose feels about nothing. Rose can be seen insignificant in regards of what her sentiments are. “I took all my feelings, my wants and needs, my dreams …. And I buried them inside you. I planted a seed and waited and prayed over it.” (1.2) Rose harshly admits that she has put in everything in her force into being Troy's wife meaning that she has put aside all her personal goals. This is sad to observe as Rose has put some much time and effort into Troy but unfortunately he does not care and betrayals her. Personal goals and dreams all thrown to the trash due to trying to please a unappreciated man that cares less for their judgement. The women in this play for example, Rose have been censored into not having no rights in whatever they feel as if there opinions are

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