Our Town

by

Thornton Wilder

Teachers and parents! Struggling with distance learning? Our Teacher Edition on Our Town can help.

Everything you need
for every book you read.

"Sooo much more helpful than SparkNotes. The way the content is organized
and presented is seamlessly smooth, innovative, and comprehensive."
Get LitCharts A+

The Grover’s Corners Sentinel

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 analysis of The Grover’s Corners Sentinel

“Blessed Be the Tie That Binds”

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 analysis of “Blessed Be the Tie That Binds”

The Time Capsule

In act one, the stage manager mentions that a new bank building that is being built in Grover’s Corners and that the townspeople have decided to bury some items beneath the building’s cornerstone, as a… read analysis of The Time Capsule