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  • 1. Ambrose BierceOrDod GrileName: Ambrose Gwinnete BierceBorn: June 24 1842Place: Horse Cave Creek, MeigsCounty, Ohio(Ten of thirteen sibling all with letter Afirst names)Occupation: Author, ColumnistDied: 1914 Chihuahua Mexico(as legend goes)
  • 2. Birth placeOhio
  • 3. Ambrose Bierce disappeared while travelling toMexico to link up with Pancho Villa
  • 4. Sources• http://www.online-literature.com/bierce/• http://donswaim.com/• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambrose_Bierce• http://www.ambrosebierce.org/• https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ambrose-Bierce/108250812531942?directed_target_id=0&rf=106220546081444• Google Images
  • 5. Early LifeParents: Marcus Aurelius BierceLaura Sherwood BierceBierce siblings: Abigail, Amelia, Ann, Addison,Aurelius, Augustus, Almeda, Andrew, Albert,Ambrose, Arthur, Adelia, and Aurelia.At age fifteen became a "printers devil".
  • 6. CareersFought in civil war (Decorated)Treasury AgentUS mint worker (San Francisco)Columnist and Editor (Prattle)
  • 7. Style• Abrupt beginnings• Dark imagery• Vague references to time• Limited descriptions• Impossible events• Theme of war• Social criticism/ cynicism
  • 8. Famous works• Considered a master of pure English• An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (Short Story)• The Devils Dictionary (most quoted) (Urban dictionary)
  • 9. An Occurrence At Owl Creek BridgePlot:Confederate sympathizer caught and sentencedto hang.His life Flashes before his eyes
  • 10. InfluencesInfluence byEdgar Allen Poe, Mark Twain, Voltaire, JonathanSwiftInfluencedErnest Hemingway, Julio Cortazar , H.L. Mecken