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From legendary playwright august wilson, the powerful, stunning dramatic work that won him critical acclaim, including the tony award for best play and the pulitzer prize troy maxson is a strong man, a hard man. The symbol of the fence in fences from fences by august wilson the division effected by the fence seems to echo the separation of people and social. Racism, baseball central themes in august wilson's pulitzer prize-winning play, fences, running at seattle repertory theater through sunday. Separation in the play fences by august wilson of august wilson's fences also explains the historical and literary context that influenced separation in the play.
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