"Fences" Book Review by The Research Group

A discussion on "Fences" by August Wilson.
# 70797 | 690 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2003 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2003 in Literature (American) , African-American Studies (Racism)

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This paper discusses the father-son relationships in August Wilson's play "Fences." It expands on the purpose of the father building a fence. It explains the impact of racism on African-Americans. The author desires the conflict between a father and son based on differing motivations. In conclusion the paper discusses the future versus the past.

From the Paper:

"August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize winning play, "Fences" deals with the aftermath of slavery in the United States and how one man, Troy Maxon is unable to escape the fence erected by white America around African Americans. Unable to rise above his ..."

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