Use Of Suspense In An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge

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Tension Ambrose Bierce creates suspense in his short story “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”. By using literary techniques such as story structure, imagery, characterization, time, setting. An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge is about a man who in the civil war is trying to burn the union bridge but is caught and we see his hanging. The first literary technique that Bierce uses to create suspenses is time. In the short story he uses time in different ways like the man has watch and during the story bierce makes it where all you can hear is that watch with is symbolizing that time is running out. Bierce also uses when farquhar is running home it seems like it takes him forever to get there which it expects to not make it home. Then all

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