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An Occurance at Oak Creek Bridge
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Descriptive Essay

  1. Point of view refers to the vantage point from which the story is told.  Why is the limited third-person point of view appropriate for this story? How might the story be different if Bierce had used an omniscient third-person narrator?

It is because you can see the story from the narrator who is telling the story like he is watching the whole thing. It would be different because it would seem like he wasn’t there watching the whole thing.