Fences Troy Character Analysis Essay

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In the book, Fences, Troy is a Despicable man. You can see it when coming across people he doesn't really agree with or like discussing with. When it came to the time where that person would make him a little angry he would burst out and also become a different person. But thinking about it and looking back to history, he really didn't get raised with proper love from his family. He didn't really have people show him real or anytime of love from especially from his father. His father was cruel and showed him negative things such as Troy saying in one of the Acts, “All he wanted was for you to learn how to walk so he could start you to working.” ( August Wilson 50 ). He didn't seem to love any of his kids so then Troy couldn't. He also saw his father rape a girl that he …show more content…

But one minor character that changes through the story is Bono. Bono who is Troy's best friend, right hand man like, they both knew each other when being the prison together and pretty much getting out around the same im shown in the excerpt “Long as I done know you. You forgetting I knew you when. Naw I'm been talkin about since i've been married. Oh, not since you been married to rose. Now, that's the truth, there. That's the truth.” (Wilson Online book). Troy and Rose have been married for eighteen healthy years, which means Bono and Troy have known each other for that long also. Bono seems to change through Troy's situations like when talking about seeing another lady. Usually he would give a big comment about Troy either helping him or about him. But he didn't when Cory came by when discussing if he should go to his father's funeral. Him making a great comment on a situation was when discussing about the fence and how its is used. "Some people build fences to keep people out and other people build fences to keep people in. Rose wants to hold on to you all. She loves you." ( Wilson Onlinebook

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