Hills Like White Elephants Ernest Hemingway Analysis

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Most people would like to believe that they make their choices based on what they believe is right or wrong. For most this is an easy thing to do and most problems normally don’t make a difference to other people anyway. Sometimes it isn’t that easy such as problems like what it takes to be the man of a situation. Sometimes it works out but most of the time it does not. Most would like to believe that people always do the right thing and not based on what society thinks. Everyone has wanted one thing but ended up doing another simply because it was not the normal thing to do in our society. Here are three characters in three stories that try to make the right choices to the best of their abilities. So does their environment reflect on what …show more content…
This story is about two travelers, a man known as the American and a woman named Jig. Simple enough just having a drink by themselves outside of a bar in a train station waiting for their next train heading to Madrid. What isn’t so simple is their conversation, they recently have discovered that Jig may be pregnant, and they seem to be weighing their options. The American goes to suggest and abortion, but he also seem to be just as much on the fence about it as does Jig. The interesting quality about this is Hemmingway unlike the other authors in our other stories does not give us too much description about the people, other than one is the American and the other is Jig which we can assume is a form of slang for Irish. Also unlike the other stories these two people are traveling they do not have roots set and the best part it is just the two of them discussing is important issue by themselves outside of the bar no outside influence or unwanted judgement what so ever. They seem to go back and forth about this issue but it is still between themselves. At the end of this story we still are unsure what they have decided but what we do know that it was their decision, and without outside influence’s they can make that decision on their

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