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The Hills

The Old House on the Hill Crimson rays of sunlight speckled through and glittered the autumn leaves, making their colorful silhouette seem to dance on the mountain horizon. These fluttering hills rise up from the back of a vast plateau like pasture as if they were titans, peacefully awaiting the turn from day to dusk. A calm breeze feathers the tall sun spotted grasses with an inconsistent motion making the ground appear alive. In the back corner of this field lies a large and seemingly mystifying...

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Hills Like White Elephants

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 man referred to as the American and the girl “Jig”. 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 the story, Hemingway uses metaphors to express the characters opinions and feelings. Hills Like White Elephants displays the...

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hills like white elephants

of Iceberg Theory in Earnest Hemingway’s “Hills Like White Elephants” “If a writer of prose knows enough of what he is writing about he may omit things that he knows and the reader…will have a feeling of those things as strongly as though the writer had stated them” [Earnest Hemingway]. That is the reason why Hemingway applies the “Iceberg Theory” in most of his works, which results in a strong connection between the writer and his readers. In “Hills Like White Elephants”, such theory is well utilized...

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Hills Like White Elephants

Source Material Pg. # Respond, Analyze, and Evaluate Imagery “The girl was looking off at the line of hills. They were white in the sun and the country was brown and dry. 563 I can see the silent couple staring into the hills, pondering their uncertain future. Hemingway uses the words “white” and “sun” for the hills, while using “brown” and “dry” the country. Displaying the contrast may be showing a symbolism to what the girl is feeling herself. Theme: Talking vs. Communicating ...

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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 make or believe in depend on their individual qualities and personal preferences. Therefore, what is right for one person might be totally wrong for the other. The only thing we shouldn’t forget is that...

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Hills Like White Elephants Analysis

"The Hills Like White Elephants" by Ernest Hemingway is a short story about an American man and a girl named Jig. In the story the two are sitting in a rail station waiting for the train to Madrid. While they are waiting, they have an intense, ongoing discussion over whether or not Jig will get an abortion. At the end of the story, the train is about to arrive and the man carries the baggage to the tracks as they prepare to depart. The ending of the story leaves unclear the outcome of her decision...

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a visit to a hill station

'A Visit to hill a Station' is an exciting experience. It gives a chance to live in the lap of Nature. In direct touch of Nature we can feel a divine peace and calmness in mind. It makes us feel to be lucky among millions who are over busy in world by affairs. India is a hot country. It is terribly hot during the months of May and June. The northern plains of India are very hot in these months. Hence a trip to some hill station is always tempting. Everybody likes to go somewhere in the lap of Nature...

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Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill is the self help maestro every one of today’s gurus should pay homage to as they collect their millions by selling his recycled ideas. Anthony Robbins, Dr Phil,  and hundreds of corrupt prosperity gospel preachers should have to pay royalties to the heirs of Hill’s intellectual property since he did all the ground breaking work. Napoleon Hill’s Law of Success is the equivalent of the holy grail if you are seeking to understand human potential and how to unlock the greatness that may...

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Compare And Contrast Vacationing At The Beach And At A Hill Resort

households today. There are many inexplicable breath-taking places to visit and many are indecisive on where to go on vacation. Two of the most acclaimed places for vacationing would be vacationing by the beach or at a hill resort. The difference between vacationing at the beach and at a hill resort would be in terms of their climate, type of activities and environment. Firstly, the most distinct difference between these two vacation places would be their climate. Beaches offer a warm climate. Some beaches...

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The Development of Jig in “Hills Like White Elephants”

In Hemingway’s “Hills Like White Elephants,” Jig undergoes a transformation enabling her to realize and declare her own feelings. At the story’s beginning Jig is passive, unaware of her own feelings, and in the habit of looking to the American direction. She soon comes to realize her own desires and struggles to assert herself for the first time. The story is structured around the two sides of the valley, the division symbolizing the opposition between the American’s values and Jig’s. “The two...

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