Hills Like White Elephants

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Known to be a minimalist writer and a master of dialogue (Cliffnotes), Ernest Hemmingway wrote many short stories, among them is “Hills like White Elephants”. The short story is simply a conversation been a man and a woman in a bar at a train station, but, Hemmingway’s unique writing style creates an opportunity for the reader to ‘read between the lines’ in order to fully understand the purpose of the story. Timothy D. O’Brein’s feministic analysis successfully studies the theme of nature vs. man-made which contributes to the greater understanding of the conflict in the story. “Hill like White Elephants” is a story of a woman (nature) fighting against the power of man (artificial). Although not specifically stated, the conversation between

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