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  • Troy's Son Lyons
    686 words
    In Fences, the main character Troy obtains an occupation that changes his value systems, his character traits, and his overall ideology. Not only did it affect his lifestyle, it eventually affects those around him. The newly found ideology Troy obtains significantly effects the development of the story's plot. Troy has a lower-middle / working class occupation - a garbage man. In Troy's mind, this job is something that enables him to survive thus far. Growing up, Troy experiences many hardships....
  • Troy Wasnt A Good Brother To Gabriel
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    Fences In the play Fences by August Wilson, Troy is shown as a man who has hurt the people who are closest to him without even realizing it. He has acted insensitive and uncaring to his wife, Rose, his brother, Gabriel and his son, Cory. At the beginning of the story, Troy feels he has done right by them. He feels this through out the story. He doesnt realize how much he has hurt them. Troy is the son of an abusive father. His father was hardly around to raise him. When he was around, he made hi...
  • Gabriel And Mr Boldwood
    860 words
    c"Far from the Maddening Crowd" "Far from the Maddening Crowd" is a story of three men with nothing in common except the conquest for the same woman. It takes place in the 19th century in a country town of West England, where the sound of the wind along with the singing of the birds is a melodic rhythm, the field is green, and the flocks of sheep graze peacefully like cotton balls. On top of the hill lived Bathsheba, a beautiful and independent young woman. After the death of her father, she con...
  • Troy's Damaging Relationship With His Father
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    Troy's Battle with Anger Conflicts and tensions between family members and friends are key elements in August Wilson's play, Fences. The main character, Troy Maxon, has struggled his whole life to be a responsible person and fulfill his duties in any role that he is meant to play. In turn, however, he has created conflict through his forbidding manner. The author illustrates how the effects of Troy's stern upbringing cause him to pass along a legacy of bitterness and anger which creates tension ...
  • Willy's Problems In Life
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    In the plays Death of a Salesmen and Fences the two main characters Willy and Troy respectively, search for the American Dream. The American Dream is something that all-American citizens undergo and it is the hope for a better life. Though both people want the American dream, they both defeat themselves in different ways. Willy defeated himself by fearing the success that would come from the American dream. Troy the other hand, defeated himself with his overpowering anger. In the play Fences by ...
  • Troy To Cory And Raynell
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    August Wilsons "Fences' It August Wilsons "Fences' Essay, Research Paper It is easy to make the case that August Wilson's play Fences is a tragedy and that Troy Maxson is its tragic protagonist. Few comedies end with a funeral, and there is no denying that Troy's character and life are the stuff of tragedy. But Wilson's vision is much larger than Troy's heroic side, his deeds and omissions. Troy, for all his strengths, is flawed humanity in need of grace and forgiveness. Such grace and forgivene...

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