Hemingway's Hypocrisy Of Abortion

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Finally the girl cannot bear her companion’s selfish urgings anymore and asks him to stop talking. The repetition of the word “please” (255) seven times implies it is more than a question. As Renner states, the repetition shows indirectly her refusal to accept his attempts to convince her to abort the foetus. Besides, the American’s hypocrisy is reflected when he looks at their bags: “ There were labels on them from all the hotels where they had spent nights. “(Hemingway 255). The hotels’ labels represent the pleasure of the careless nights they had spent together which the American wants to maintain by undergoing the abortion. The American says, “ I don’t care anything about it.” (Hemingway 255), but it is clear from his gaze at the bags that
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