• Avoiding the Elephant
    Nic Woodley Professor Jeremy Bearden English 102 June 10, 2013 Avoiding the Elephant In “Hills Like White Elephants,” Earnest Hemingway incorporates the style of writing he pioneered to help convey the central theme of the story. His unique approach to writing leaves the conclusion up for...
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  • Hills Like White Elephants
    Hill like white elephants Andrea Brooks South University This story was hard to decipher because it uses a lot of symbolism. The girl's reference to white elephants may be in regard to the baby. The people could see the child as a white elephant and not want to raise the child because of the amount...
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  • Hills Like Elephant
    Hills Like White Elephants Everyday people make decisions that affect their future lives.   Do people make the right decisions?   What makes a   decision a right one?   What may be right to some, may be wrong to others.   There are no rights or wrong decisions but those that people choose and believe...
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  • Hills Like White Elephants
    18 September 2012 Essay A- Short Story analysis LIFE CHANGING DECISIONS in Hills Like White Elephants Everyday people are torn to make decisions that affect their future lives. Whether faced with a life threatening decision or an easily answered question, people must chose to make the most correct...
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  • Hills Like White Elephants
    "Hills Like White Elephants", written by Ernest Hemingway, is a story that takes place in Spain while a man and woman wait for a train. The story is set up as a dialogue between the two, in which the man is trying to convince the woman to do something she is hesitant in doing. Throughout...
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  • Short Story Symbolism
    example of a short story that uses symbolism is Ernest Hemingway's "Hills Like White Elephants". In this short story, the hills represent something else beside itself. They represent an escape, the hills look like "white elephants. According to Clugston, "the distant hills symbolize an exquisite place...
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  • Metaphorical and Symbloic Ambiguities
    An ambiguity is simply something that is unclear and needs a second look discover its true meaning. The author mastered the use of ambiguities when he wrote this very seemingly straight forward story about a couple at a train station having an argument. This work of literature would be an insignificant...
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  • Compression Between "Hills Like White Elephant" and Japanese Quince"
    Point of view, character symbol/irony and theme are the three main writing styles that differentiate "The Japanese Quince" from "Hills like White Elephants". Though they may be the two shortest stories in Perrine's literature, the quality of these literatures does no lack superiority. John Galsworthy...
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  • Metaphor
    Ever wonder why children have such fabulous imaginations?  Have you ever dreamt of going on a vacation but didn’t have the time or money?  Would you like to escape from your hectic, stressful day, but don't know how?  Reading may be the answer to all of these questions, but specifically fiction may...
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  • Hemingway
    2014 Hills Like White Elephants In 1920’s society, the time period of Hills Like White Elephants, a man and girl prove their gender roles in that society. The characters in the story seem to fit in and challenge their 1920’s society at the same time. In Ernest Hemingway’s Hills Like White Elephants...
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  • Hills Like White Elephants
    Olga Serzhantova English 1A Sean Kim 13 September 2010 Essay 1 Hills Like White Elephants Everyday people make decisions that might have a big influence on their future lives. One can never say if this or that decision is right simply because there is no right or wrong. The choices that people...
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  • A Triology of Choices
     A Trilogy of Choices Ernest Hemingway’s, story “Hills Like White Elephants,” Susan Glaspell’s play “Trifles,” and Adrienne Rich’s poem “Living in Sin” are three different types of literature which deal with the relationship between a man and a woman. Although the circumstances and the people...
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  • Hills Like White Elephants
    Symbols in “White Elephants” Ernest Hemmingway uses a number of symbols, in his short story “Hills like White Elephants”, to articulate the conflict facing the central characters. The number two plays an important symbolic role in the story. There are: two lines of rail, two minutes, Dos Cervezas...
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  • Abortion Essay
    abortion has caused severe problems between families and friends and has an effect like no other aspect of life. In the story "Hills Like White Elephants" by Ernest Hemingway and the song "Brick" by Ben Folds Five, the use of literary elements such as symbolism and imagery greatly help to express the tension...
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  • Hills Like White Elephant
    shows that the baby is very important to her. She believes that the baby can bring everything like the life itself. However, only she wishes this life. Due to their disagreement, she thinks that ¡°everyday [they] make it more impossible¡± (171) to achieve that. Therefore, she cannot have everything nor...
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  • Hills Like White Elephants: Jig
    Hills Like White Elephants: Jig Everyday people make decisions that affect their future lives. Do people make the right decisions? What makes a decision a right one? What may be right to some, may be wrong to others. There are no right or wrong decisions but those that people choose and believe...
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  • Eng 125
    the Short Story Shanna Price Dorris ENG 125 April 16, 2012 When reading the story, “Hills like White Elephants” written by Ernest Hemingway there was little detail in the characters and the setting. Hemingway’s plot of the story was the couple’s dilemma...
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  • Analysis of Hills Like White E
    In "Hills Like White Elephants" Ernest Hemingway relies on symbolism to convey the theme of abortion. The symbolic material objects, as well as the strong symbolic characters, aid the reader's understanding of the underlying theme. The material objects that Hemingway uses to convey the theme are beer...
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  • Hills Like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingwya
    	In "Hills Like White Elephants" Ernest Hemingway relies on symbolism to convey the theme of abortion. The symbolic material objects, as well as the strong symbolic characters, aid the reader's understanding of the underlying theme. 	The material objects that Hemingway uses to convey...
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  • Short Stories of F.Scott Fitzgerald and Hemingway
    important but implying what is left out, readers such as myself, can use his clues and apply it to the experiences we have encountered in our life in order to figure out what Hemingway is implying. On the other hand, F Scott Fitzgerald uses a writing technique that is different than Hemingway’s. For example...
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