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Our Town

Our Town


by Thornton Wilder

Our Town Marriage 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 #16

MRS. GIBBS: No! – At least, choose an unimportant day. Choose the least important day of your life. It will be important enough.
EMILY: To herself. Then it can’t be since I was married; or since the baby was born. (III.155-7)

Emily considers her married days as the most important days of her life.

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