Compare and contrast - Name Yi Chen Comparing Hills Like...

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[] Name: Yi Chen Comparing Hills Like White Elephants and A Good Man Is Hard To Find Hills like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway and A Good Man is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor are two famous short stories. On the surface, they seem to be very different with different themes and contrasting style of writing of the two authors. But there appear some basic similarities in the story. The main characters in both stories are all greedy or selfish. Both stories also share the use of strong symbolism to convey the setting and create mood. Various similarities arise in these two pieces of writing. In both, a main character is greedy or selfish. The American in Hills like White Elephants is a prime example of self-interest. Throughout the entire conversation, he says things like “It's really an awfully simple operation, Jig. It's really not anything. It's just to let the air in," When Jig fails to respond, the man tries several times to tell her that the “operation” is all ‘‘perfectly natural.’’ His description of the operation implies that he is trying to talk her
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This note was uploaded on 11/01/2011 for the course ACC 200 taught by Professor Minliu during the Spring '11 term at Universidad Europea de Madrid.

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