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Our Town

  • Study Guide

Our Town is a play by Thornton Wilder that was first performed in 1938.

Summary

Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.

Characters

See a complete list of the characters in Our Town and in-depth analyses of Stage Manager, Emily Webb, and George Gibbs.

Main Ideas

Here's where you'll find analysis about the book as a whole.

Quotes

Find the quotes you need to support your essay, or refresh your memory of the book by reading these key quotes.

Teacher's Handbook

Teachers, check out our ideas for how you can creatively incorporate SparkNotes materials into your classroom instruction.

Purchase

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