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Ernest Hemingway

Belén Ros & Zaire Willems

Special attention to the details. . .Hemingway critized by his contemporaries. .Just the essentials. .Important role of the reader.Hemingway’s style iceberg theory  .

Symbolism luggage  Labels: past Continuing the path together? The station: turning point .

Thus.Railroad tracks  Railroad tracks run side by side but never meet. they could symbolize their relationship .

Avoidance of conversation. . The short stories. isn’t it – Look at things and try new drinks?» Page 274.Drinks  «That’s all we do. Relationship is falling apart.

”  Symbolism: opens the debate.  “They don’t really look like white elephants.White elephants   Definition: A white elephant is a largely useless object that may be expensive to own and maintain. I just meant the coloring of their skin through the trees. according to one of its definitions in standard dictionaries. ABORTION .

ABORTION  Main topic in the story. . Jig’s changes of mind. The american’s unchangeable position. Implies a new way of life.

then it will be nice again if I say things are like white elephants. And I know it’s perfectly simple.” Page 275. .” “Of course it does.  “But if I do it.Quotations   “We’ll be fine afterwards. The short stories. I don’t want anyone else.” “What makes you think so?” “That’s the only thing that bothers us. and you will like it?” Page 275. But I don’t want anybody but you. Just like we were before. The short stories. The short stories.” Page 277.  “Doesn’t it mean anything to you? We could get along. It’s the only thing that’s made us unhappy.

Open ending  Is she going to follow the American or not? .