A Character Analysis Of Fences, By August Wilson

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The play Fences, written by August Wilson, tells the life story of main character, Troy Maxson. Troy was a bold, strong and independent man who took care of his family and was known to handle all of his responsibilities. Throughout the play, Troy slowly loses his strength in order to keep him, the man that he was, and the man that his friends and family always knew him as, together. Nevertheless, Troy’s family always saw him as the good man that he has been to them, even though his age is taking a toll on him and he is losing the kick that he had as a young man, hindering him even more so. Troy goes on through the rest of his life trying to fight this thing we call death because he is afraid to accept defeat. Troy has conversations
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