August Wilson writes that Troy “is fifty-three years old, a large man with thick, heavy hands; it is this largeness that he strives to fill out and make an accommodation with.” What do you think that Wilson means by this? Specifically, what does he mean b


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All people have to live with the body which they are given and have to "grow into" that body.  In Troy's case, he is large and has to adjust to that largeness.  His thick, heavy hands do not imply any delicate actions or any delicate handling of the things around him; he tries to be the person that his body leads him to be.