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The Celebration of Daily Life in "Our Town"

Summary: A rendition of Thornton Wilder's play "Our Town" and an analysis of how the play celebrates the extraordinary aspects of daily life and emphasizes the immorality of taking each day for granted.
The first act of "Our Town" by Thornton Wilder, titled A Day In The Life, is a rendition of the daily routines taken on by the residents of a small New Hampshire town. Set in the early 1900s in Grover's Corners, the play transpires a busy morning with several characters and families, dictated by the stage manager. The narrator initially points out the `scenery' on the stage at sunrise and introduces Joe Crowell, Jr. and Dr. Gibbs as they chat idly on their way. Joe Jr. is delivering the morning paper and Dr. Gibbs has just delivered twin babies at a home in the town. Dr. Gibbs is followed home where his family and the Webb family are introduced, preparing for their children Rebecca and George Gibbs and Wally and Emily Webb. Mrs. Webb and Mrs. Gibbs lightly chat in their gardens...

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