The choices made at the end of each story were made due to characters pride getting the best of them and can be predicted to harm them in the future. After walking away from Miss Moore, Sylvia thinks about the day and claims “ain’t nobody gonna beat me at nuthin” (Bambara 6). Throughout the story, Sylvia has pessimistic thoughts that may affect her future. By not admitting she learned something, it can be inferred that her pride will not allow her to acknowledge the lesson. Due to this, Sylvia may suffer a fall in her life, such as the quotation, “pride comes before Destruction” suggests.
However, both the man and the woman have different point of views on how they should handle the situation. Even though Hemingway does not ever mention the word “abortion”, it is blatantly obvious what the operation really is. Hemingway walks the reader through it like they were there in person. For example, to start the story off he describes that on one side of the railroad tracks “The hills across the valley of the Ebro were long and white. On this side there was no shade and no trees and the station was between two lines of rails in the sun”(Hemingway 122).
In Ally Condie’s novel, Matched, Cassia Reyes has to make a decision that will change her life forever. Society chooses; where you work, who you love and when you die. Cassia has always trusted these choices. When she gets matched with her best friend, Xander, it seems perfect. But when looking on her microchip about her match, a different face appears, Ky Markham.
The universals are ontologically independent of the particulars, and manifest themselves through the sensible qualities of objects. Therefore, by claiming that a white horse is not a horse, Gongsun Longzi can be interpreted as arguing for the distinction
Eventually Daisy and Gatsby reunite, but this relationship does not last. Gatsby tell Nick that he ‘“waited, and about four o’clock she came to the window and stood there for a minute and then turned out the light’” (147). This quote symbolizes the end of Daisy and Gatsby’s relationship. The light Daisy turns off is pink and pink typically represents love. By turning it off the pink light Daisy is choosing money over love as her final choice.
In his story “Hills Like White Elephants”, Ernest Hemingway points out the couple's inability to make the decision: whether to abort the unborn child or not. The reader finds that the story deals with couple's miscommunication through the conversation and the emotions that they express. One can observe that no descriptions are given to the characters, thus, Hemingway creates universal dilemma to focus on the crucial issue. In this way, Hemingway leads the reader to identify with his female character that undergoes a struggle. In the beginning of the story, a description of the setting is presented: “The hills across the valley of the Ebro were long and white.
The visual balance in composition by three ways—symmetrical balance, asymmetrical balance or radial balance. The first type of balance is symmetry; there are several symmetrical balances as well. Absolute symmetry, which is each side of the shape or forms are exactly the same and nothing is different. Bilateral symmetry is where there are minor discrepancies between one sides to the other, but overall effects is still one of symmetry. An example is Taj Mahal, Agra, India, Mughal period in which the building symmetrical even down to the surrounding gardens and reflecting pools.
The work of Ernest Hemingway offers the reader a chance to dwell in the world of struggle and decision-making. Moreover, the interaction between the girl and the American keenly reveals a sense of insecurity within a relationship built on persistent distractions. In “Hills Like White Elephants,” Hemingway uses simplicity in conversation, essential symbolism, and character development to expose the couple’s immaturity and the choice between romance and family. Hemingway effectively disguises the growing tension between the girl and the American through idle conversation. Several instances demonstrated the uncomfortable air that surrounded the two.
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
They are very protective of her and will go through anything to keep her away from Henry until they feel like he could actually help her. After a police writes her a ticket at the café it is then she realized that the date was different from what she had expected and that’s when the game of charades was to come to an end