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Question and answer #2
An Occurance at Oak Creek Bridge
Literary Devices and Techniques
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Grammar/Writing Skills
Descriptive Essay

  1. In what ways are the condemned man’s perceptions of time and motion distorted as he is waiting to be hanged? Why are his distorted perceptions important?

The man has a flashback to when he is with his wife and children.  They are important because they show you what his life has been like before he was on the bridge.