Journal Entry 10
Answer BOTH Questions
1. â€œFencesâ€ 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. â€œFencesâ€ Act 2 (Wilson 909 ): Discuss the role and symbol What role does baseball serve in â€œFencesâ€? In what ways is baseball a symbol for Troyâ€™s aspirations? Additionally, explain the significance of the title, â€œFencesâ€. How does August Wilson use fences as a symbol in the play? Use at least one citation to support your claim.