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Posted by lee on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 10:09am.

Ambrose Biercs
Could someone that has read the story check my work?

1. The gray-clad soldier who tells Farquhar about the bridge is

on his way to the bridge.
a Federal scout. ******
frightened of being caught and hanged.
planning to burn the bridge.

2. Unimaginably, Farquhar seems to

survive the hanging. *****
fall off the bridge without the noose.
fight the soldiers and escape.
be rescued by the man who told him about the bridge.

3. A flashback occurs when

a writer gives subtle hints that something is going on.

a writer reminds the reader of something that happened at the beginning of a story.

a writer suspends the present story to recall an important event that affected the main character(s).*******

a writer tells a story “backwards.”


4. Anyone caught will be summarily punished. Which of the following best describes summarily?

adjective
adverb ******
verb
antecedent

5. Which Romantic writer's style is most similar to Ambrose Bierce's?

Henry David Thoreau
Edgar Allan Poe
Nathaniel Hawthorne *****
Walt Whitman

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