- Why did Troy cheat on Rose fences?
- Who does Troy Maxson cheat on Rose with?
- What is the conflict between Rose and Troy?
- Why did Rose Marry Troy Why is Rose faithful to Troy?
- What does Troy tell Rose on p 66 How does Rose react find a quote that illustrates how she feels about this?
- How did Troy betray Cory?
- Is Troy jealous of Cory?
- What did Rose love about Troy?
- How does Troy explain his cheating?
- What does Troy confess to Rose?
- How does Rose respond to Troy cheating?
- Why does Rose think that Cory is just like Troy?
- Why is Troy a bad father?
- Why is Troy so hard on Cory?
- Why is Troy upset with Cory?
- How does Rose feel about Troy cheating?
- Who did Troy get pregnant?
- What mistake does Rose admit making in her marriage?
- What is the relationship between Troy and Cory in Fences?
- Does Troy like Cory in Fences?
- Why is Troy so opposed to Cory football?
- Why does Troy treat Cory so harshly?
- Why is Rose and Troy’s relationship complicated?
- Does Rose forgive Troy and why why not?
Troy Maxson cheats on Rose in the play ‘Fences’. He fathers a baby with his mistress, Alberta, and has to tell Rose about the affair. The reason behind him cheating Rose was that he was a father to the baby with Alberta.
AlbertaTroy finally admits to Bono that he is indeed having an affair with Alberta. Bono wants Troy to stop the affair before it’s too late and Rose finds out.
The conflict with Rose brings out the selfishness of Troy, and his willingness to hurt her if it meant he could just live a little in a different world with less responsibility. This conflict relates to the theme of how people always want more than what they have, and they don’t appreciate it.
Rose tells Cory that a big part of the reason she married Troy was because she thought he would make good babies. Although Cory and his father did not get along, Rose insists that they are alike, and here she implies that she approves of the resemblance. And that’s what your daddy gave me.
What does Troy tell Rose on p 66 How does Rose react find a quote that illustrates how she feels about this?
4) On page 66, Troy tells Rose, “I’m gonna be a daddy. I’m gonna be somebody’s daddy.” Rose is extremely upset & thinks Troy’s behavior is unforgivable.
Troy do not want his son Cory’s life to be like him, but yet he raised him to be an independent man like his was. Troy denys Cory’s chance to a football tryout because he believes that his son will experience his disappointment in the industry.
In Troy’s mind, he doesn’t halt Cory’s sports career out of jealousy, but out of a fatherly urge to protect his son. We have a feeling that Troy puts an end to Cory’s football dreams out of both his own bitterness and an urge to protect his son.
The relationship between Rose and Troy developed from a very faithful and loving one to one where Troy became unfaithful. Rose still loves Troy, but felt and dealt with the pain that Troy brought after the affair and wants to show her children that Troy was still good after all the mistakes.
5) On page 69, Troy’s explanation for cheating is that he can laugh with Alberta and “feel good.” “I done locked myself into a pattern trying to take care of you all that I forgot about myself” (Wilson 69). Troy’s use of the baseball metaphor is meant to justify his actions.
Rose then tells Troy to come inside for lunch, but he says he has something to tell her—he confesses that he’s going to be a father.
Everything a wife could be. Been married eighteen years[.] After Troy confesses to Rose that he impregnated another woman, she responds with confusion and disbelief. Rose understands human nature, so she would not have been surprised if he had cheated when he was younger—he had many admirers before they married.
You got him in you good.” Rose’s comment that Cory is just like Troy, and that he has Troy deeply embedded within his personality, seems to suggest that she thinks Cory’s attempts to outrun the imprint Troy left on his life is futile—that he should accept Troy for who he was, and acknowledge his massive influence.
Troy’s father, like many blacks after the abolishment of slavery was a failed sharecropper. Troy claims that his father was so evil that no woman stayed with him for very long, so Troy grew up mostly motherless. Manhood, to Troy, meant separating from his father because of conflict and abuse.
He was hard on Cory because he did not want Cory to waste half of his life on a lost cause (football). Troy’s goal for Cory was to learn a trade so that he may make “his own way” and support a family. He did not see that the time that passed between his youth and adulthood had changed society somewhat.
Cory comes home from football practice on Saturday afternoon. Rose tells him that Troy was upset about Cory leaving the house without doing his chores or helping him with the fence. He unsuccessfully flirts with Rose, and then yells at Cory to come outside and help him with the fence.
After Troy confesses to Rose that he impregnated another woman, she responds with confusion and disbelief. Rose understands human nature, so she would not have been surprised if he had cheated when he was younger—he had many admirers before they married. Rose felt the marriage was increasingly secure over time.
Eventually, Troy confesses to his wife that he got Alberta pregnant. Rose is devastated. She can’t believe that after eighteen years of marriage, he would cheat on her. When the baby arrives, they learn that Alberta died giving birth.
22) On page 98, Rose admits that her mistake was not forcing Troy to make room for her in their lives/marriage: “That was my first mistake. Not to make him leave some room for me. For my part in the matter.”
This scene functions to show that Cory and Troy share a turbulent relationship in which they both dislike each other. While Troy dislikes Cory, he still loves him and displays his responsibility toward him. Likewise, Cory may dislike his dad but he still respects him and deep down he loves him.
Throughout the play, Troy and Cory share different views and don’t get along. This scene functions to show that Cory and Troy share a turbulent relationship in which they both dislike each other. While Troy dislikes Cory, he still loves him and displays his responsibility toward him.
Rose asks Troy why he will not let Cory play football when Cory is trying to follow in his father’s footsteps. Troy explains that when Cory was born, he decided he would not allow Cory to pursue sports in order to spare Cory from a fate like his own.
In Act One, scene three, Troy explains to Cory why he treats him the way he does. Cory asks, “How come you ain’t never liked me?” (1346). Troy can’t admit to like his own son, so points out that he doesn’t have to like him in order to provide for him. “[…] ‘Cause it’s my duty to take care of you.
The relationship between Rose and Troy developed from a very faithful and loving one to one where Troy became unfaithful. Even though, Rose stuck it out and took care of Troy’s problems like taking care of Raynell.
Rose rejects Troy as her partner because she takes seriously the Biblical commandment that decrees, “Thou Shalt Not Sin,” but finds forgiveness for the child born to her sinful husband because of her belief that “when the sins of our fathers visit us/we don’t have to play host/we can banish them with forgiveness/as God