Short Essay#3: Character Analysis
For this essay, you will write 500-625 word essay analyzing a specific character in August Wilson’s Fences. Ask yourself the following questions about your chosen character: [Corey]
Is your character a sympathetic character or not? A combination of both? How so?
What drives your character? What is it they want? Do they achieve what they want? Why/how or why/how not? Is their success/failure caused by themselves or other circumstances/people?
How was your character portrayed in the film adaptation of Fences? Was the actor for your chosen character similar or different from how you imagined when you read the play? Did the film give you any insight into your character that you didn’t see before?
Use these questions as a starting off point. If you address questions not listed above, by all means do so! Pay attention because this next part we are doing a little differently from before: your essay is due via Canvas under Discussions on Sunday, April 29th at 11:59pm.