Hills Like White Elephants (1927)

 

  • Themes: Choices, Communication, Identity, Alcohol.

 

  1. Explain the setting (time, place, circumstances) and its significance.
  2. Describe the characters. 
  3. What type(s) of conflict exist in the story?
  4. What literary devices does Ernest Hemingway use? Locate as many as possible.
  5. Are there any symbols in this story? (Hint: yes) What could be symbolic, and what is the higher meaning behind it?
  6. Explore one of the themes of the story in a well written paragraph. What is Hemingway trying to tell us about one of these themes?
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s