by August Wilson
Character Role Analysis
Bono is Troy's best friend. The two have been buddies since they met in prison. Now they work together as garbage collectors and sip gin every Friday night. Throughout the play, Bono tries to steer Troy away from the seductive Alberta, but Troy ignores him. By the end, their friendship is lost due to Troy's destructive decisions. For a lot more on Bono and his friendship with Troy, check out his "Character Analysis."