Our Town Essay | Small Town Life in "Our Town"

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Small Town Life in "Our Town"

Summary: Discusses the play, "Our Town", by Thornton Wilder. Examines the aspect of the small town in the play. Describes the subtle differences of Grover's Corners.
There are many stereotypes about small towns. When dealing with small towns, the first thing that comes to mind is the south. Southern towns, in the early nineteen hundreds, where everyone speaks with a southern accent; that is a description of a stereotypical small town. In small towns, no one receives an education past high school, and more than fifty percent of the working class are farmers. In many ways, Grover's Corners, New Hampshire is a perfect example of a small town. However, there are a few subtle differences. Just as in a small town, the citizens of Grover's Corners are very friendly and know each other well. Also, the speech of the citizens as well as the overall culture of the town resembles a small one. Unlike in a small town, Grover's Corners is located in the north and its inhabitants are well...

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