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Question and Answer #1
An Occurance at Oak Creek Bridge
Literary Devices and Techniques
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Grammar/Writing Skills
Descriptive Essay

  1. In Part 1, Bierce includes few details about the condemned man and does not reveal the reason why he is being hanged. How does this help create suspense?

This helps create suspense because the reader has no clue what he did, and he may have not done anything that bad, so they really start to wonder what he has done.