Our Town Death Theme

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The final examples which demonstrate the theme of Our Town displays itself during Emily’s funeral. The first of these examples appears when Emily’s ghost attempts to revisit a past day her in life. At first Emily wishes to go to one of the greater days in her life, but to that Mrs. Gibbs exclaims “No! -- At least, choose an unimportant day. Choose the least important day in your life. It will be enough” (92). She clearly states that the unimportant days will be enough. This demonstrates the theme that all days, no matter how insignificant, people should cherish. The second example of this theme appears in Emily’s reexperiencing of her past. Initially, she enjoys the prospect of seeing her family so young and vibrant, but the experience quickly
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