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Our Town

Our Town

  

by Thornton Wilder

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Our Town Love Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Act.Line). Every time a character talks counts as one line, even if what they say turns into a long monologue.

Quote #4

I just can’t sleep yet, Papa. The moonlight’s so won-derful. And the smell of Mrs. Gibbs’ heliotrope. Can you smell it? (I.435)

Emily appreciates the natural world better when she is in love.

Quote #5

Nature’s been pushing and contriving in other ways, too: a number of young people fell in love and got married. (II.9)

Love and marriage are natural parts of life.

Quote #6

I don’t see how he could give up a thing like that just to get married. (II.37)

Si Crowell doesn’t see how marriage could possibly be more important than baseball. Are these just the reflections of a young boy or a key opinion that runs contrary to the widely accepted norm?

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