Fences By August Wilson Character Analysis

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In the classic Renaissance play, Fences, by August Wilson is about a family who has internal and external conflicts. We find throughout the play that Troy cheated on Rose and impregnated another woman, Alberta. They have a child born out of adultery. Considering that Troy is the Protagonist, much of the problems involves Troy. The problem of adultery starts with Troy; he desires Alberta to get away from the responsibility of marriage. In addition, Troy's son (with Rose), Cory, plays football; one time he decides to leave during the middle of a season, which causes conflict between him and Troy. Troy eventually kicks him out, which subsequently causes even more conflict between Cory and the family. Wilson's play is primarily about Troy's struggle
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