The soldiers fire at him as he swims, but Farquhar escapes into the woods and makes it back home to his wife. He is about to embrace her when he feels a blow on the back of his neck. Farquhar is dead, his body swings on the side of Owl Creek Bridge. In order to escape the actuality of the current state of his life, Farquhar deceives himself into believing that it is possib... ... middle of paper ... ...l. 2. Detroit: Gale, 1997.
On the first day, he ran into some bad luck when he fell over a steep ledge directly into some menacing thorns and drew blood. Little Hawk was injured, but he still continued on and made a fire and fell asleep under a rock overhang for the night. The next few days, Little Hawk continued to survive, making traps and fishing for food. He did this same routine for the rest of the three months after the traps broke and he got hungry. When he caught an eel, his father’s prized steel knife slid across the icy lake and sunk to the bottom before he could retrieve it.
There are my distractions in life and he took for granted the loved he used to have for her. He started to feel those old emotions as he held her and saw that his baby was always there. The tragedy of losing his love helped him see what was always in front of him. He might have always had that love but didn’t realize how much he was still in love with her. The lyric “I lost my love, my life that night” (Pearl Jam) is an important part of the song because he feels that life is over.
Another of the persons with which he carries out an imaginary conversation with is his brother Ben that continue throughout the narrative and results in Willy finally committing suicide. The play opens with Willy explaining to his wife why he has returned from his business trip up to Maine. He explains to her that he “suddenly couldn’t drive anymore” (1670), and that “I absolutely forgot I was driving” (1671). Later in the first act, when Linda is speaking to her sons, Biff and Happy, we learn that there were a number of car accidents and that the insurance adjuster felt they may have been deliberate (1694). She believes that Willy is trying to kill himself and a further proof shows the boys a hose she found connected to a gas line in the basement that must have been put there by Willy.
Because of Willy Loman chasing a dream before he found himself, he and his family drown in unhappiness which soon led to his tragic suicide. Works Cited Eisinger, Chester E. "CRITICAL READINGS: Focus On Arthur Miller's Death Of A Salesman: The Wrong Dreams." Critical Insights: Death Of A Salesman (2010): 93-105. Literary Reference Center. Web.
He is hurt from a "gabacho" or a white man that hit him the day before. He threw up instantly and tried to walk down to the creek to where he fell twice. Then America is introduce, she is Candido's wife. She is on the way back from a job interview that never materialized. Then she sees a man lying on the middle of the path to which leads to her camp.
Since the setting of this story took place in Alabama, we know that there was a great deal of animosity between the North and South. Peyton asked a soldier that approached him and his wife about news from the front while his wife ran to get him some water. The soldier told Peyton that someone could possibly set a fire under the bridge because of all the dried driftwood there and that the bridge was only guarded by one person. We know that this was an attempt by the union to eliminate a steadfast southern supporter because of the last line, "He was a Federal scout." (par.17) I find it very odd that the couple would be so eager to speak with this soldier u... ... middle of paper ... ...ything in between your two marks.
His main focus was the water, and the driftwood floating down stream. At this point he was already thinking of ways to escape his death that was very near. Then shortly after you find out how Farquhar got him self into the trouble. A solider dressed in gray came to his house asking for water and since he was strongly for the south his wife was more than happy to give the solider a drink. So while she was getting the drink, Farquhar sat down to talk to the man.
Chain reactions have a way of evening out. Later in the book, when Billyum was talking with the back-room boys, he said, “’Found a burned-out vehicle—way back in the woods... Two dead guys in it. Big elk in back. All of them black as charburgers.’… ‘Any idea who they were?’ ‘Burned too bad to tell. But my guess is they’ll w... ... middle of paper ... ... alone on the river to check out the house, because he realized that the face he saw was his brother’s.