An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge #4
4. Considering the outcome of the story, what is ironic or surprising about Farquhar longing for the larger life of
a soldier? What is ironic about the fact that Farquhar agrees with the saying that all is fair in love and war?
It is ironic because in the flashback, he helps put a soldier in need of water. This is ironic because all was not fair
in love and war in the story.