An Occurance at Owl Creek Bridge

Ambrose Beirce

Plot Line:

Exposition: Peyton Farquhar is being hung under a bridge in Alabama during the Civil War.

Rising Action: Describing the setting and background information about Peyton and the soldiers hanging him.

Climax: Peyton is hung and is falling while he is imagining good circumstances that could happen.

Falling Action: Peyton is imagining him swimming away from the men.

Resolution: He is actually