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Fences: Troy's Uncontrollable Problems

Summary: In Fences, by August Wilson, protagonist Troy cannot control his life and those around him. Examples cited and discussed include his baseball career, his family life, and racial issues such as prejudice and segregation.
(TS) Throughout the play, Troy faces problems that are not only self-created but also some problems that he simply cannot control. (CD1) "There ought not never have been no time too early." Pg. 9, Act I, scene I. (CM1-1) Here you can see how upset Troy was that he never got into the majors, but he should have because he was such a good player but never got the chance to show his talents. (CM2-1) Troy lived in a time where there were many racists in baseball, the Negro Leagues and the majors were kept segregated for many years, but there wasn't anything Troy could do to prove to the white racist people that he was better than many of the white MLB players and he should have gotten a chance. (CD2) The fact that he was forced out of the Negro leagues and into...

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