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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge- Courage

EI 9. Which character do you think show more courage, Collins in Crane's story or Peyton Farquhar in "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bride," Explain the reasons for your choice.

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I would choose Peyton Farquhar. First of all, Peyton was a civilian. He didn't have to get involved in the affairs of war, but he chose to put his life on the line for what he believed in. He unnecessarily left his family to help the war efforts of the South and was executed for his actions.


An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge