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Points of interest for students include parent/child relations, love, death, responsibility, and the future.
Wilder’s dissatisfaction with the theatre and “Our Town” as a reaction to this dissatisfaction is discussed.
Other plays, novels, short stories, and poems which are part of the unit are summarized and related to the family theme.
(Recommended for English classes, grade 8)
American Adolescence Literature Drama Wilder Thornton Our Town Family Life