Foreshadowing In Fences

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“I’ve done tried to be everything a wife should be... been married eighteen years and I got to live to see the day you tell me you have been seeing another women and done fathered a child by her” (Wilson 67).In the play Fences by August Wilson, presents the living lifestyle of african americans. Fences show what struggles african american families go through from marriage, to kids,to jobs, or being a family. African americans experienced a variety of difficulties in their lives during the 1950’s and 1960’s it was shown by setting, foreshadowing, and dialogue.

In Fences setting demonstrates how african american experienced variety of difficulties in the lives during the 1950’s and 1960’s.The author places Troy and his family in a poor neighborhood in Pittsburgh, …show more content…

In the beginning of the story a woman named Alberta keep coming up. For majority of the story all we (the reader) knew was that she was some girl from down the street that Troy had bought a drink from.How the quote symbolises the play, is because Troy eneded up having a baby by Alberta. Another quote that shows foreshadowing is when Troy talks about death. “Ain’t nothing wrong with talking about death. It’s a part of life” (Wilson 10).Throughout the story Troy always about how he battles with death, how he looked death in his face when his time comes, and how he is not afraid to die.The quote along with plenty more death conversations was foreshadowing Troy’s death at the end of the play Troy ends up dying. To put it briefly, african americans experienced a variety of difficulties in their lives during the 1950’s-1960’s by foreshadowing some events in

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