From the play “Fences” by August Wilson
All you need to do is answer the following five questions
- What is Gabriel’s purpose in this play?
- What kind of traits does Troy possess and how does that speak to the play’s larger cultural commentary and its ultimate resolution?
- How does Fences reflect the era? Consider Wilson’s overall playwriting goals.
- How does the use of the vernacular advance Wilson’s point?
5.What is motivating this character? What makes him/her/them tick?