Our Town

The Sentinel is the local newspaper of Grover’s Corners, edited by Mr. Webb. Joe and Si Cromwell deliver it to people’s doors in all three acts, and the townspeople decide to include a copy… (read full symbol analysis)
This hymn shows up several times throughout Our Town. The church choir practices it in Act One, while a choir sings it at George and Emily’s wedding in Act Two. The song is also… (read full symbol analysis)
However, the song can also have a darker significance. It is perhaps ironic in Act Two, as it is sung just as Emily is panicking and saying that she does not want to be bound… (read full symbol analysis)