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Fences Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 2, Scene 1 Summary

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Act 2, Scene 1 Summary

Cory is outside, swinging Troy's baseball bat. Rose comes out and asks for help in the kitchen. Their conversation reveals that Gabriel has been arrested, and Troy is down at the police station. Cory and Rose go in. After a moment, Troy and Bono appear. Rose comes out to meet them, and Troy tells her the police would release Gabriel only if Troy gave them $50 bail. This sets Troy off on another complaint about the way white people treat blacks. He then tells Rose to send Cory out to him. While they're waiting, Troy and Bono talk about the wood Troy is using for his fence, which leads to a conversation about the way old people used to do things and a brief discussion about how Troy's been spending a lot of time with Alberta.

Cory comes out, and Troy orders him to start sawing...

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