That is why the ties of love, solidarity, and responsibility permeate through both the world of humans and the universe.
The characters are the ordinary Americans and the two families of Gibbses and Webbs.
Furthermore, along with the past, the future is present in the town as well.
It is no coincidence that the play begins with the birth of twins in one of the families and ends likewise.
Sometimes, the future pings joy; sometimes – a tragic event, like the one in which Emily died during childbirth.
However, the future in the play is not the nearest circle of life only.