Thornton Wilder Essays

10th Grade

Our Town

Though every generation experiences a different variation of life that is specific to the time period within which they live, the overall human experience has been the same since ancient times. Human existence is a repetitive cycle, beginning with...

Our Town

In the forward to Our Town, Donald Margulies argues that Thornton Wilder’s play is still representative of the “microcosm of the human family, genus American” (Marguiles xvii). Margulies statement about the plausible modern application of Our Town...

College

Our Town

In many books, movies, or plays, a writer sometimes includes an outside perspective aside from the perspectives of the main characters, that of someone who recalls specific details or events of that storyline. Generally in these stories, this is...