By Mary Ellen Snodgrass, Gary Carey
A dearly loved American play, this drama specializes in the day-by-day lives of 2 small-town households within the early 1900s. it's a light and thorough stroll via "American life."
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Indeed, while parceling out meaningful work to his male characters, he anchors his female characters within the stifling backwaters of “woman’s work,” notably schoolteaching, child care, housework, and farm chores. Both Mrs. Webb and Mrs. Gibbs depict marital relationships which are obviously onesided affairs in which the husband dominates the decision-making process. And Mrs. Gibbs willingly allows her husband to select the destination of family vacations and to browbeat her about her evening at church as though she were a child needing his permission to be out on the town streets after dark.
And Mrs. Gibbs willingly allows her husband to select the destination of family vacations and to browbeat her about her evening at church as though she were a child needing his permission to be out on the town streets after dark. On the other hand, women were still disenfranchised in 1901 and did not obtain the right to vote until the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1920. Therefore, Our Town 50 the acquiescence of Julia Gibbs, Myrtle Webb, and Emily Webb Gibbs to housewifely anonymity seems appropriate to the time and place.
Wilder gives some clue in his evaluation: “The response we make when we ‘believe’ a work of the imagination is that of saying: “This is the way things are. I have always known it without being fully aware that I knew it. ’” Thus, by his selectivity, by his ability to universalize scenes, and by his basic humanism, Wilder offers something with which the viewer can identify. Many critics believe the play remains popular because of these humanistic ideas—particularly, Wilder’s plea for the appreciation of the moment.