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Scholz 1 Troy Scholz Professor Williamson ENC 1102 09/09/19 Reading Response #1 “Hills Like White Elephants” Some first-time readers read "Hills Like White Elephants" as simply an easygoing discussion between two individuals sitting tight for a train and consequently miss the implicit emotional pressure sneaking between each line. Thus, numerous individuals don't understand that the two are really looking at having a premature birth and going their different ways, not to mention why the story was so progressive for now is the right time. This concept ties in with the Iceberg Theory. The Iceberg Theory means is that Hemingway stripped everything except for the minimum necessities from his stories and books, leaving readers to filter through the rest of the discourse and bits of the story all alone. Similarly, as the obvious tip of an icy mass shrouds a far more noteworthy mass of ice underneath the sea surface, so does Hemingway's exchange which provides a false representation of the implicit pressure between his characters. Truth be told,
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