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Our Towns Act 3 Analysis

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Our Towns Act Three focuses on the afterlife of several characters from the play. This was nine years after Emily and George got married. Some of the characters that were already diseased were Mrs. Gibbs, Wally Webb, Simon Stimson, and Mrs. Soames. During this act, the play shows a burial ceremony for Emily Webb, who died after childbirth. In one of the scenes, Emily asks to relive a moment of her past. The Stage Manager takes her back in time even though many of the other disease people told her it was a bad idea. When watching these scenes, the readers or audience can see the different types of narratives that surface from the scenes.
There are three main narratives: The denial of death, The blindness and ignorance of the living, and accepting
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