Fences: Who Are You More Like?

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Fences: Who Are You More Like? - Quiz

This personality quiz is to see which character from Fences by August Wilson you are more like. There is no right or wrong answer. ENJOY! =)


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Troy Maxson

Troy is the protagonist in the play. He is the breadwinner for the Maxson family. But, with every good comes a two bads. Troy forbids his son Cory to play football due to his own dissapointments. Troy has a sexual affair with another woman. Troy lives in the shadows of his past. You are more like Troy because; you are hard working and you like to take charge of your own life. Also, you take responsibility when things go wrong. You want things to go your way a lot of times.

Rose Maxson

Rose is the wife of Troy and biological mother to Cory. Rose has been married to Troy for over fifteen years. Rose wants Troy and Cory to help finish building the white picket fence outside their home. You are more like Rose because; you are a very calm person. When someone crosses the line, you know what to do. You know your role and responsibilities. Your friendlyness will take you far.

Jim Bono

Jim Bono is a close friend of Troy's. They met in prison and have been friends for over thirty years. Bono admires Troy a lot. You are more like Jim Bono because; you are a very loyal person. You know your roots and those who have been true to you. You are a very honest person and faithful. You are a peacemaker.

Cory Maxson

Cory Maxon is the song to Troy and Rose. He is their only biological child. Cory likes to play football but his father stops him. You are more like Cory because; You follow your dreams regardless of what others say. You like to prove to others that they are wrong. You also want things your way.
Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Do you believe Troy did the right thing by protecting Cory from the "white folks"? In other words, did Troy do the right thing by stopping Cory from playing football?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Maybe

  • 2. 
    In your opinion, what the symbolic reasoning behind Rose's push to finish building the fence?
    • A. 

      Keep the family together, stop them from leaving.

    • B. 

      Stop outsiders from entering.

    • C. 

      To make the house look nicer.

    • D. 

      It's just a job for Troy and Cory.

  • 3. 
    Is it right for Bono to give advice for Troy and Rose's marriage?
    • A. 

      Definitely yes!

    • B. 

      Uh, no... He has no business.

    • C. 

      Sure, why not.

  • 4. 
    Why doesn't Cory and Troy get along?
    • A. 

      Age difference

    • B. 

      Different dreams and wants

    • C. 

      Cory is just a stubborn kid! Can't no one tame him.

    • D. 

      Troy is a controlling father. He should be tamed.

  • 5. 
    Who is your favorite character?
    • A. 

      Troy Maxson

    • B. 

      Cory Maxson

    • C. 

      Rose Maxson

    • D. 

      Jim Bono

    • E. 

      No one...

  • 6. 
    Is it ever justified when it comes to cheating on one's significant other?
    • A. 

      NO!

    • B. 

      Yes

    • C. 

      I don't know...

  • 7. 
    One word: Describe the play.
    • A. 

      Conflicting

    • B. 

      Emotional

    • C. 

      Powerful

    • D. 

      Boring

    • E. 

      Other

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