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Is Troy A Tragic Hero

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A tragic hero is a literary character who exhibits qualities that are greater than normal. Some catastrophe or problem sparks, causing the characters downfall. The character Troy displays a protagonist and antagonist role in the play/movie “Fences”. First incident where Troy displays the hero role is when he battles to earn the African American men the right to drive the dump trucks instead of only being able to pick the trash up. He talks to his boos about the situation because it isn’t fair that the whites can drives but not the blacks. His boss tells him that he needs to take his concern to the Union because he can’t do much about it in his position. With his will to not give up on the case he ends up winning that decision so now the African
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