At Owl Creek

The Story of An Hour
The Story of An Hour
The Story of An Hour Short stories that fall into the category of realism often display extreme cases of irony in different forms. In the short story “The Story of An Hour” dramatic irony is portrayed while in the short stories, “Neighbors” and “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”, situational irony is prevalent. Situational irony teases a reader’s natural tendency to foreshadow by adding an unexpected twist to the conclusion of the story. Dramatic irony takes place when insight is provided to th
Temperamental Transitions
Temperamental Transitions
Temperamental Transitions Humans transform in times of struggle. “An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge”, written by Ambrose Bierce, is a short story that accurately depicts these temperamental transformations in the human disposition. Humans when faced with trauma, react in ways that are not normal compared to their typical personalities`; and do not wish to do so, but are forced in an attempt to remain alive and mentally fit. Demonstrated are these instinctual flukes throughout this story, committ
The Great Redwood Forest
The Great Redwood Forest
The Great Redwood Forest “I think that I shall never see, a poem quite as lovely as a tree.” -Emily Dickinson Flora, Fauna, and Facts The Great Redwood Forest is located in northern California and spreads out over 4,600 miles. It is restricted to the coast, and extends no further than 35 miles inland. It is also about 3,000 ft. below sea-level. The climate of the massive Forest is very cool, even during the summer months. The average temperatures are between 50 to 55F. The winter season is extr