An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
by Ambrose Bierce
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Write What You Know
Objective: People say truth is stranger than fiction, but sometimes they're pretty much the same thing. While Ambrose Bierce was never, to our knowledge, "engaged in being hanged" like his fictional character, Peyton Farquhar, the...
Lights! Camera! Action!
Objective: Believe it or not, this activity is going to help your students appreciate (yeah, we said it) all of that lengthy description Bierce uses to set his scenes. Often, when tasked with reading an image-heavy text, students ...