Thesis: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge is shocking story because the narrator set himself as being highly believable, he didn’t give a valid reason on why Peyton was getting hanged, and narrator twisted the plot around at the end of the story.
II. First Main Point Highly believable
A Supporting detail – himself as being highly believable
a Explanation- the way he tells the story An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
B Example- exact description
An explanation- The narrator’s description of every tangible detail to the story sets a specific time period for the events that take place.
a. Example- Being a slave owner and like other slave owners a politician he was naturally an original secessionist and ardently devoted to the Southern cause.
III. Second Main Point- valid reason why Peyton was hanged
An example- he was hanged over the railroad bridge
IV. Third Main Point- twisted the plot at the end
A example The entire story leads up to the tragic end where Farquhar dies
a explanation-The end is where Peyton Farquhar is actually hanged over the Bridge