Bierce, “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,” pp. 48-55 Ambrose Bierce Dr. Watt Questions for Reading and Discussion 1. What happens in this story? 2. Why does the disguised federal scout suggest to Farquhar that he should burn the bridge? 3. How might one account for Farquhar’s intense sensitivity to his surroundings during and after his escape? 4. This story employs multiple points of view: identify which POV is being used at which points in the story. 5. At what point in the story do you get the first hint that the escape is a hallucination? At what point are you sure?