Examples Of Allusions In Fences By August Wilson

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People seek for a way to spiritually reach for help whether it is from religion or allusions. August Wilson’s play, Fences, was written in 1983 which work expresses the African American social race relations conflict within the Maxson family. The play takes place during the 1950s in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The author, Wilson displays a story of generations where African Americans have passed on their morals, attitudes and legacies within each other. Wilson portrays Troy Maxson as the protagonist, where he financially struggles to provide for his family during such a segregated era. During the play script racial discrimination towards the African American was visible, as we learned through the protagonist since it was set before the civil

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