Analysis Of Our Town

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Andrea Becerra American Lit. P 2 November 03, 2010 Our Town In the play “Our Town” the author tries to explain us how we spend our lives doing things that are not really important and at the end we realize that our lives had gone by and we never noticed. We are always so busy that we don’t have the time to appreciate the simple things. And an example of this in the play, is when Emily goes back to her 12th birthday after she died and she watches how her life goes so fast, and her mother is so busy doing a bunch of stuff, so that’s when Emily says, “Oh, Mama, just look at me one minute as though you really saw me” (Wilder 101). This is how we spend almost every single day of our lives; we live like we had a million years. When we are

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