Essay On Hills Like White Elephants

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Hills like White Elephants Most all Ernest Hemingway’s stories are similar to his life experiences. While writing “Hills like White Elephants”, Hemingway found out that his wife Hadley was pregnant with his second child. During this time, Heming was still having an affair with a lady name Pauline. In the short story “Hills like White Elephants” there is an American and a girl whose name is “Jig”. In this story it a way of showing his true feelings about Hadley’s pregnancy? Authors sometimes are telling stories in writing to rely their true feeling or to get across a point. Life normally is the deciding factor on which an author will write about. In “Hills like White Elephants”, the American boy is selfish and doesn’t consider Jigs feeling about…show more content…
Being there married four times, Hemingway possibly experienced communication issues with his wives. This is why the relationship between Jig and the American has trouble understanding. The American seems to really be influential in trying to convince her to have the operation. The America suggests “if you don’t want to you don’t have to,” his purpose was to try to get her to say she wants the abortion. An abortion seems to be a difficult experience to go through and a women will need the support of her partner in crime for making her pregnant. It is clear that the American wants the abortion so that he and Jig can continue their lives as before. Their travels would now be altered because of the possibility of a child now being a part of their lives. This would hinder their adventures of aims self-gratification, “That’s all we do, isn’t it - look at things together and try new drinks.” In any type of relationship, communication is the key factor. If you have no communication then you have no relationship, just say what you feel and mean what you say. Most time people should just say how they feel so that there is no assumption like there is between Jig and the
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