Our Town Summary
Thornton Wilder

Everything you need to understand or teach Our Town by Thornton Wilder.

  • Our Town Summary & Study Guide
  • 13 Student Essays
  • 2 Encyclopedia Articles
  • 17 Literature Criticisms
  • ...and more
  • 30 Our Town Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Our Town Summary

Our Town is a play by Thornton Wilder that revolves around life in the small town of Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire. It is considered one of the greatest American plays. Specifically, the play focuses around the lives of George and Emily as they come together, only to be separated in the end.

When the play begins, George and Emily are teenaged neighbors and good friends, as are their parents. Over...

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Study Pack

The Our Town Study Pack contains:

Our Town Study Guide

Lesson Plan

Our Town Lesson Plans contain 132 pages of teaching material, including: