Our Town - Act II, Part I Summary & Analysis

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Act II, Part I

The Stage Manager explains that three years have passed. The first act, the Stage Manager reveals, is “Daily Life.” The second is “Love and Marriage.” The Stage Manager allows people to guess at the third act. It is July 7, 1904, just after high school commencement. This is when people usually get married –especially young people. It is raining. Howie Newsome and Si Cromwell, younger brother of Joe, deliver the milk and papers. Si says Grover’s Corners will be losing the best baseball pitcher the town has ever had –George Gibbs. Si doesn’t know why George would give that up to get married. Constable Warren says good morning. He explains he is out and about early because the river is rising. Warren says the best player the town ever had was Hank Todd, back in 1884, who went to Maine to become...

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