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Unformatted text preview: Peyton’s hanging accurately gave me a sense of anxiety. Then the author smoothly transitions into Peyton’s background that made me forget about the present timing of events, which is very vital in making the illusion of Peyton’s daydream reality. I also admired Bierce descriptive scenes like when he compares sand to gems or when Peyton dodges ammunition fire. These scenes made me want to slow the sense of time and take in the environment to its fullest effect. At the end of the story I took time to rethink what I read. It was a very good feeling because the story was short and very interesting. I think the author did a great job of changing scenes, creating suspense, and then he set up the entire story for a shocking ending. The author made me believe in Peyton’s escape but then at the end I was surprised he didn’t make it....
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2012 for the course LIT 100 taught by Professor Cooper during the Spring '11 term at University of Minnesota Duluth.
- Spring '11
- An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge