- Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play (1987)
- Pulitzer Prize for Drama (1987)
- Tony Award for Best Play (1987)
- Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Revival of a Play (2010)
- Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play (2010)
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The Question and Answer section for Fences is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
In Act II, Scene III, Troy brings home his infant daughter by his mistress, who has died as a result of childbirth. He begs his wife to take the baby and raise her.
In the end, Troy was promoted to driver.
Act 1 sc 1 introduces the play’s motif of death. Here, death appears in Troy’s story of owing money to a furniture company. Death is a devil who appears as a white man selling furniture. This story is Troy’s way of symbolizing his own concept of...