Fences - storytelling have been crucial in recording the...

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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
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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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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course ENGL 284 taught by Professor Wray during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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