"The Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," by Ambrose Bierce

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Living, being alive, things we should probably hold higher in our day to day thought's than most of us do. The importance of having a job, success, and obtaining wealth mask us to the fact that life is short. In the aforementioned story, just before the man dies, he is thinking about his family and his home...
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Only in death, can the man see their importance in his life. The reason for his death is no longer important. In the end his only thoughts are of what he loved most. In the story "The Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" a man is executed. Before the man dies he imagines himself escaping...
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