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Fences

  • Study Guide

Fences is a play by August Wilson that was first published in 1985.

Characters

See a complete list of the characters in Fences and in-depth analyses of Troy Maxson, Rose Maxson, and Gabriel Maxson.

Main Ideas

Here's where you'll find analysis about the play as a whole.

Quotes

Find the quotes you need to support your essay, or refresh your memory of the play by reading these key quotes.

Teacher's Handbook

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