While shes being controlled around, Jig is showing traits of feminine style communication. She is here to please the man. After listening to him basically beg for her to have the operation, she gives in softly and refuses to hear more from the man. She agrees to have the operation just for the sole purpose of his happiness, while she knows it wont fix
In “homage to my hips” by Lucille Clifton, she talks about her self-confidence. Clifton is proud to be the woman she is and no one will get in the way of how she feels about herself. Clifton tells readers in this sentence “they don’t fit into little petty places” (524), she is saying that she is confident with who she is, and she is just fine with her size. She says that she will not be around petty people that will judge her, because of the way she looks. Clifton will never think that she is worthless because of what other people think of her.
It is a woman not carrying about leaving anyone behind. The first inner appearance shown in the novel is when Edna talks about she would not care if she forgot about her children. “she would sometimes forget them” (Chopin 18). The quotes expresses how Edna has no regard of being a mother or recognition of caring. This is interpreting the inner rebell of Edna in how she is not afraid to leave her family behind.
The man goes on to dismiss almost everything that comes out of her mouth that he doesn’t want to talk about. It almost seems like the girl is just a While they are sitting, waiting for the train, the two discuss an operation that the girl is going in for. The man insists that it’s a simple one and that they will be “‘ fine
In this excerpt of Ernest Hemingway’s Hills Like White Elephants, Hemingway establishes an attitude of detachment in a young girl named Jig. She travels with an American man on a train through the Ebro River valley in Spain, having a terse discussion. The man, the father of Jig’s child, tries to persuade her into getting an abortion, but his words roll off her shoulders she gazes at the white hills in the distance. Jig’s aloofness is conveyed through her lack of interest in conversing with the man. When he tells her that the abortion is an “awfully simple operation”, she “[looks] at the ground the table rested on” (314).
The man is manipulating her through his words to get his girl to go through with the operation. First, he brings up the operation and goes on to say that “It’s really an awfully simple operation”(42) hinting at the fact that it is easily done and not a big deal at all. Secondly, the man uses the idea of happiness to win her over in this decision, “That’s the only thing that bothers us. It’s the only thing that’s made us unhappy”(50) he is manipulating her into thinking that this operation will revive their happiness they once shared in this relationship. Thirdly, he tries to normalize the operation to make her feel like it’s a common thing, no big deal, he tells her she doesn’t “have to be afraid.
The story titled, “Hills Like White Elephants,” by Ernest Hemingway is about a young American man and a woman, who is waiting at a railway station for a train that will take them to Madrid. They are drinking liquor as they wait and discusses what the American man says will be "a simple operation" for the girl. The man, while urging the girl to have the operation, says again and again that he really doesn 't want her to do it if she really doesn 't want to. However, he clearly is insisting that she do so. The girl is trying to decline to have the operation but the couple keeps arguing.
Stargirl Caraway is self-confident, curious, independent, and happy being herself. She did not need to change her character or appearance if she was okay being authentic. In fact, Stargirl didn’t want to be popular, but she changed for Leo. For example, “She constantly quizzed me about what other kids would do, would buy, would say, would think.” (Spinelli 142). The quotes proves
Eager to see the narrators’ mother at the beginning of the story, she responds with tears of happiness. No major decisions are made by her nor are there any influencing moments that change her point of view. Maryam is a realistic character. Responding with tenderness towards the girls and tears when their mother leaves, she responds as you would expect a mother figure to
In the short story "Hills Like White Elephants" by Ernest Hemingway the central idea is people sometimes don't appreciate something special when it's in front them.This story can put in the category of Drama because at the end the reader is left with a open ending unlike other dramas that have a closing.The story is about a couple who is waiting for a train at a railroad junction in Spain they decide to have a beer then have a conversation of whether to go through the abortion of their child.Next, the bartender tells the couple that the train arrives in 5 minutes so the American moves their bags onto the other side of the train station and gets a drink at the bar while Jig sits by herself. The theme of the story is people sometimes don't appreciate what's in front of them and is shown through characterization, point of view and symbolism. One way