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"Our Town" tries to show something of everyday life in the town of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire as it focuses on the growing love between two of its youngsters, George Gibbs and Emily Webb. It begins showing them as high school students, reveals how they first recognized they were in love, shows their marriage, and their ultimate loss when Emily dies in childbirth.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   very sensitive (sigh) Time/era of story    -   1900-1920's Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   mostly dialog

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