The man was about to be hanged.
Ambrose Bierce's short story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" tells the story of how a convicted man was about to be hanged on the railroad bridge. The man, Peyton Farquhar, was a plantation farmer who was accused of trying to burn down the bridge during the Civil War.
The lines/ excerpt given in the question is from the first paragraph of the story which shows Peyton waiting for his death. The author/ speaker of the story is describing the scene and setting of the story, the exact point where we see Peyton (yet unnamed) waiting for the rope to be pulled which will finalize his death.
he is about to be hanged
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A word for the ending of a story in which things are wrapped up
Read this excerpt from a speech meant for general public: We are excited to welcome our students to this year’s awards ceremony. We would first like to congratulate students in Ms. Robinson’s class for their superior academic achievements.
Which revision will make the speech more appropriate for an audience of elementary students?
A. change “excited to welcome” to “pleased to receive.”
B. change “awards ceremony” to awards banquet.”
C. change “superior academic achievement” to “good grades.”
D. change “congratulate” to “laud.”
Change "superior academic achievements" to "good grades."
The period of his reign is called the 18th Dynasty.
Why did the writer capitalize dynasty?
How does maycomb react to the news if toms death
7. Why is it a mistake to overuse exclamation points in your writing? A. It confuses the reader as to what your main point is. B. It confuses the reader as to what your opinion is. C. It makes your writing lack emotion. D. It makes it feel as if you're shouting at the reader.
How do you know that "How Mighty Kate Stopped the Train" is a tall tale? Choose two correct answers. A. The story is about a young girl.
B. The girl does impossible things.
C. The story has humorous exaggerations.
D. The story is set in the past.
E. The story has a happy ending.
The answers are B and C: The girl does impossible things, and the story has humorous exaggerations.
“How Mighty Kate Stopped the Train” is a tall tale because the main character, Kate, is stronger than real-life people and does impossible things; for example, after Kate was born and the doctor weighed her, she weighed the doctor. In addition, “How Mighty Kate Stopped the Train” is a tall tale because the story has humorous exaggerations and hyperbole; for example, the statement, “When the wind and rain raged so hard that homes shook in fear, trees ran for their lives”, is humorous and a great exaggeration of reality. Typically, a tall tale is a tale or story of characters that are greater or stronger than real life characters; also, tall tales have humorous statements that are exaggerated.
The following passage is an example of what type of text structure? As you begin, mix the flour and butter with a fork until the pieces are small. Next, add the milk and mix just until incorporated before rolling out the dough.
Answer:The answer is description/list
They are giving you a list view of the recipe and describing how to do it. I just took the test on this and the other answer provided was wrong.
Romeo and Juliet’s final fate in Act V, scene iii of Romeo and Juliet represents which element of Shakespearean tragedy?
a) an emotional release
Building, breaking, rebuilding, The line above is from Carl Sandburg's poem "Chicago." In which two other types of poems are three consecutive gerunds used? A. diamante and Modern cinquain B. diamante and Japanese cinquain C. American cinquain and Modern cinquain D. American cinquain and Japanese cinquain
The correct answer is ("*,A. diamante and Modern cinquain, *") I just took the test and this is right.
A. diamante and Modern cinquain,