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Click to edit Master subtitle style 6/14/11 Fences (1985) August Wilson
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6/14/11 African American History Fences tells a history that is ignored by the dominant white culture. Storytelling is the play’s method of revealing the history of African Americans. Oral traditions in blues singing and storytelling have been crucial in
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Unformatted text preview: storytelling have been crucial in recording the experiences of African 6/14/11 Features of storytelling in Wilson’s plays: • Access to traumatic memories and visionary revelation • Includes myth and the supernatural • We should ask, “What kind of mimesis is this?”...
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