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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

by

Ambrose Bierce

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Protagonist

Character Role Analysis

Peyton Farquhar

There's not much competition for good ol' Peyton in the protagonist race. He is the only character with a name and background information. We get to hear his thoughts and know his feelings and perhaps sympathize with him (it's hard to not feel a little bit bad for someone with a rope around his neck).


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