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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge By:Ambrose Bierce.

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1 An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge By:Ambrose Bierce

2 Farquhar is tricked by a soldier from the North Farquhar is tricked by a soldier from the North Is to be hanged Is to be hanged As Farquhar is hanging there he has a dream that he escapes down the creek As Farquhar is hanging there he has a dream that he escapes down the creek After he swims to safety he walks wearily to his house After he swims to safety he walks wearily to his house As he walks up to the house he feels a blow on the head As he walks up to the house he feels a blow on the head What has happened? What has happened?

3 Peyton Farquhar = well-to-do planter from Alabama, he was a secessionist and would have done anything for the South, had the heart of a soldier but knew nothing about being one Peyton Farquhar = well-to-do planter from Alabama, he was a secessionist and would have done anything for the South, had the heart of a soldier but knew nothing about being one Farquhars wife Farquhars wife The Federal = posed as a soldier of the South but was really a soldier of the North The Federal = posed as a soldier of the South but was really a soldier of the North

4 Omniscient/Objective Last line page 430 Last line page 430 He wants to show the escape was fantasy He wants to show the escape was fantasy Pages 424 and 425 – the beginning of the story is both types of points of view Pages 424 and 425 – the beginning of the story is both types of points of view They both set the scene and introduces the main character They both set the scene and introduces the main character Part II Part II Objective third person because it wants to portray Farquhar as eager to serve the Southern cause but naïve about the realities of war Objective third person because it wants to portray Farquhar as eager to serve the Southern cause but naïve about the realities of war

5 Third-person limited Page 429, column I Page 429, column I The narrator sees hears and feels what Farquhar feels, while he is in the water The narrator sees hears and feels what Farquhar feels, while he is in the water Shows firing squad in a panicked way Shows firing squad in a panicked way Is it strange someone would be thinking so coherently? Is it strange someone would be thinking so coherently? End of page 425 End of page 425 Allows the reader to become personalized with Farquhar Allows the reader to become personalized with Farquhar


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