An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge / Ambrose Bierce

Test Practice

Identify Plot Elements

With your partner, discuss how to answer these questions about the plot.

1. What is the resolution of the story?
a. Farquhar escapes into the river and forest.
b. Farquhar imagines escaping.
c. Farquhar tries to destroy the Owl Creek bridge and is caught
d. Farquhar is hanged.

What is the correct answer to the question above? How did the information you gathered while reading help you eliminate incorrect answers?

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