Rhoderick_w5_literary analysis - 1 Journal Week 5 D Josh Rhoderick ENG125 Introduction to Literature Instructor Trillium Sara Hinton June 21st 2015 2 In

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1 Journal Week 5 D. Josh Rhoderick ENG125 Introduction to Literature Instructor: Trillium Sara Hinton June 21 st , 2015
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2 In the “Hills like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemmingway we have a struggling conflict between a couple. At first I didn’t realize what the couple was talking about. After reading it twice it dawned on me. Interesting how this example of them and symbolism comes out in this story. The specific conflict in the story is a couple that is talking about getting an abortion. There are various references that currently they are not very happy and that getting the abortion will somehow make them happy. He is very clueless to her emotions regarding this life changing event and the feelings she is experiencing. He also says that he doesn’t want her to do it if she doesn’t want to. "You've got to realize," he said, "that I don't want you to do it if you don't want to. I'm perfectly willing to go through with it if it means anything to you." I think the conflict is very significant as Jig is looking for a connection regarding the baby and clearly there is little hope for one as the insensitive American is frustrating her. I find from the text there are very
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