Essays Tagged: "Ebro"

"Setting is Essential" Ernest Hemingway uses the setting of Hills Like White Elephants to develop his argument.

peration that her significant other wishes her to have. The two people are waiting in the valley of Ebro for a train to take them to the place where the girl will have her operation. Hemingway uses th ...

(3 pages) 129 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ernest Hemingway and his significance of landscapes, from "The Complete Short Stories".

nd of the station. Across, on the other side, were fields of grain and trees along the banks of the Ebro. Far away, beyond the river, were mountains." (pg. 213) Looking toward this direction, where sh ...

(3 pages) 47 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

The Minimalist Technique of Hemingway in "Hills Like White Elephants"

ption of setting and elusive imagery. The vague illustration of "the hills across the valley of the Ebro [river] were long and white" (248) makes the reader wonder why this detail is given and provoke ...

(5 pages) 155 1 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Explain the poem, Hills Like White Elephants. A Feminist Approach to "Hills Like White Elephants"

symbolism.The story begins with Jig and her American boyfriend waiting for a train in the valley of Ebro, a symbolic use of the word "Embryo". In addition, the valley of Ebro has a river running throu ... the station is beautiful, full of nature, and has "fields of grain and tress along the banks of the Ebro River."The train station is a reference to the pregnancy as well and can be looked at in the sa ...

(3 pages) 227 4 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Symbolisim in "Hills Like WHite Elephants" written by Ernest Hemingway

an abortion. Hemingway also elaborates on the scenery outside of the station that is divided by the Ebro River. "The hills across the valley of the Ebro were long and white. On this side there was no ... have an abortion. "Across, on the other side, were fields of grain and trees along the banks of the Ebro"(77). This symbolizes the fertility and life that a baby would bring to the girl.The couple is ...

(4 pages) 76 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Hills Like White Elephants

#65533; compared to the more mountainous and greener terrain of Andalucia. On the other side of the Ebro, positioned away from the couple are "fields of grain"� and "trees along the banks of th ... nd walked to the end of the station and views the "fields of grain and trees along the banks of the Ebro"�, a "the shadow of a cloud"� moves across the field of grain. The "shadow"ᦙ ...

(4 pages) 11 0 4.5 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ernest hemingway 2

y "Hills Like White Elephants" is the two sides of the valley; " 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 t ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Step into the Light         With each reading of Ernest Hemingway’s

Hemingway writes, "…on the other side, were fields of grain and trees along the banks of the Ebro"(Perrine and Arp 173). The strong contrasting landscapes indicate the opposing options availabl ... hoice she will lose someone. If she chooses the sunlit baby, the fertile fields on the banks of the Ebro River, she will lose the American. If she chooses the shaded American and abortion, the dry, ba ...

(4 pages) 605 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

What could be - an analysis of Hemingways 'Hills like White Elephants"

lly saying it. Within the introductory paragraph he opens with, "The hills across the valley of the Ebro were long and white." In this opening reference to the hills, Hemingway has painted an image of ...

(4 pages) 34 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Hills Like White Elephants: Jig Character Analysis

ialogue. The story introduces itself with the gloomy description The hills across the valley of the Ebro were long and white. On this side there was no shade and no trees, (Hemingway 8) which clearly ... ile description of the opposite side, described as fields of grain and trees along the banks of the Ebro. Far away, beyond the river, were mountains. (Hemingway 8). Other contrasts are apparent though ...

(2 pages) 23 1 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American