Ambrose Bierce

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Interjections and a Shift in Narration

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He looked a moment at his "unsteady fast footing," then let his gaze wander to the swirling water of the stream racing madly beneath his feet. A piece of dancing driftwood caught his attention and his eyes followed it down the current. How slowly it appeared to move! What a sluggish stream!

At this point in the text, the narration shifts and the reader begins to

A

understand how Farquhar will die.

B

visualize the story’s setting.

C

imagine how the story will end.

D

worry about Farquhar’s chances of escape.

E

experience Farquhar’s perspective.