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Analysis Of Hills Like White Elephants By Hemingway

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In “Hills Like White Elephants” the images created support the idea that Jig and The American each have contrasting opinions on having an abortion. The first image created in the story are the hills, which are first described as, “long and white” (Hemingway, 212). Although the readers are given a very basic description of the hills in the opening of the story, Jig has a different view of them. While holding a conversation with The American, Jig says, “They look like white elephants” (Hemingway, 212). The reader had already been given the simple description of the hills therefore Jigs comparison is made to represent how Jig feels about abortion. The comparison she made involving the hills and elephants only have one similarity; both things
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