Hills Like White Elephants, By Ernest Hemingway

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“Hills Like White Elephants,” written by Ernest Hemingway is a story that must be read between the lines to understand. I had to read this story a few times before truly understanding the meaning. One thing that I noticed about this story that made it very unique was point of views of each characters. As a reader, I could understand that both characters had their different point of views, yet neither of them took the time to understand each others. The things these two characters are not openly discussing is abortion. The narrator of this story hints at this hidden message in a few ways. I only caught on to these messages the second or third time reading this story. The narrator hints at it by including dialogue such as, “absinthe” (182),
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