Father-Son Relationships in "Fences" Analytical Essay by cee-cee

Father-Son Relationships in "Fences"
An analysis of the conflicts between the father and son in the play "Fences" by August Wilson.
# 115240 | 1,519 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Jul 13, 2009 in Drama and Theater (American) , Child, Youth Issues (Family Issues)

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This paper introduces, discusses, and analyzes the play "Fences" by August Wilson. Specifically, it discusses the conflicts between the father Troy and his son, Cory throughout the play. The paper reveals that, using baseball analogies and terminology, "Fences" tells the story of two men, one struggling to care for his family and the other one growing up to become his own idea of a man.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Jacobus, Lee A. The Bedford Introduction To Drama, Fourth Edition.
  • Savran, David. "Interview with August Wilson." In Their Own Words: Contemporary American Playwrights. New York: Theater Communications Group, 1988. 288-305.
  • Wilson, August. Fences. New York: New American Library, 1987.

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