Both of these choices are extremes measurements that the man is not willing to take it. Throughout the dialog, the girl is telling him she does not want to have the abortion, but to please him she agrees. She depends on him so much, and she is willing to do anything to keep the relationship going; however, she realizes that nothing can save their affair. The girl looks at the hills and compares them to white elephants. The term white elephants are associated with possessions
I strongly believe that the American is not fully committed to her and may not want a baby because he does not want to be stuck with her. I think that they will continue on with their relationship, for right now, and the woman will end up giving in to the American’s wants. He will be fine since he got what he wanted, and the woman will end up unhappy or even alone. To review; there are many areas of omission in “Hills Like White Elephants” that are extremely important. The significance of alcohol, why I believe she wants a baby, how I think both parties feel about the relationship, and the symbolism of the train station.
This artwork has many clues as to what it could symbolize but everything, to this day, remains very unclear. The unicorn in this sense is seen as Christ because no one has ever seen it. Many others believe that the unicorn could symbolize matrimony because of the pomegranate tree next to the unicorn, which symbolizes fertility and marriage. With that being said if you look closely you will see two initials, an A and a backwards E, appear twice in this tapestry, which could symbolize Adam and Eve. As unclear as the theories are behind the meaning of this tapestry, it could possibly have no meaning, or many
Because of her writing abilities the story of Selena Sardothien is an amazing story to read. Although the books can be hard to fall in love with in the beginning they are worth pushing through to further your journey in Selena’s life. The book had its downfalls, but even good books have downfalls. She knows how to make the reader attached emotionally to the characters, and she also makes it possible for the readers to relate to the characters. This book is a great book that made the reader even more emotionally attached to Selena and the movement she is trying to accomplish in her world.
After the incident, Elisa loses her independence and become intimidated by gender roles once again. For example, when she finds the chrysanthemums on the ground, she suddenly starts thinking about the boxing matches that are in town. Elisa starts asking questions to her husband about the boxing matches, however, Henry is so used to his wife being passive that he does not understand her questions. Henry states, “What’s the matter, Elisa? Do you want to go?
While he was there, they heard noises, like the birds, and Romeo said that he must leave, but Juliet wanted him to stay. Romeo, in a very loving mood, said that he’ll stay beside her. Juliet, fearing of the noise she heard, tells Romeo to go, so Romeo departs, telling her that he loved her. The noises Juliet heard was her mother coming to her room, asking her about how she felt about the marriage between her and Paris. Juliet said that she would not do it, making her parents furious.
In Ernest Hemingway's Hills Like White Elephants we are introduced to two characters on their way to Madrid, an American and a girl named Jig. The pair sits and drinks beer for a while, until the man brings up a procedure that Jig would have to endure. Jig is immediately closed off, clearly not wanting to talk about it. This becomes the main conflict of the story, as the readers are left to their imaginations, and context clues to figure out what is really going on. The tension between the American and Jig is very clear, especially on the topic of Jigs operation.
The knowledge they have of what could happen to them terrifies them so they are silenced. Silencing the Linguist women from speaking their minds devalues their personal thoughts and experiences. They have no power to express themselves or to try to change things. This drives the Linguist women to create their own language, Láadan. When Nazareth gets in trouble for confessing love to an outside Linguist, her husband and father go on and on about how stupid she is, she screams “AND WHY DO YOU GO ON TALKING THEN?
By wanting to amuse the woman on the train Holden puts himself in the position of the adults he despises. “I had her glued to her seat. You take somebody’s mother, all they want to hear about is what a hot-shot their son is”(Salinger
Once again, the narrator was told that she couldn’t do something because John said so. During this time, the narrator’s condition has gotten worse because she is seeing things in the wallpaper. “And it is like a woman stooping down and creeping about behind that pattern.” (315). The narrator noticed this change in the wallpaper as her condition worsen. However, she decides to keep this a secret from John and his sister, Jennie because she is too wise.