eng 102 journal

Journal Entry 10

Answer BOTH Questions

1. “Fences” Act 1 (Wilson 875 ) In Act 1, how are issues of race discussed? Provide two examples that illustrate how race places a central role to the plot, characters, or conflict(s) in the first act. Use at least one citation to support your claim.

2. “Fences” Act 2 (Wilson 909 ): Discuss the role and symbol What role does baseball serve in “Fences”? In what ways is baseball a symbol for Troy’s aspirations? Additionally, explain the significance of the title, “Fences”. How does August Wilson use fences as a symbol in the play? Use at least one citation to support your claim.