"Hills Like White Elephants": The Jilting of Jig
- Hemingway's Women's Movement. Nolan, Jr., Charles J. // Hemingway Review;Spring84, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p14
Identifies feminist rhetoric and rage in some of Ernest Hemingway's stories. Demonstration of sympathy for the difficulties faced by women in his literary works; Predomination of Hemingway's compassion for women married to unappealing men; Recognition of Hemingway's sympathy for women more as a...
- Allusion, Word-Play, and the Central Conflict in Hemingway's "Hills Like White Elephants." O'Brien, Timothy D. // Hemingway Review;Fall92, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p19
Comments on Hemingway's book "Hills Like White Elephants." Setting; Dialogue; Playful use of the word "fine."
- Moving to the Girl's Side of "Hills Like White Elephants." Renner, Stanley // Hemingway Review;Fall95, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p27
Examines features of the ending of Ernest Hemingway's "Hills Like White Elephants" relating to what the character couple would do about a girl's pregnancy. Opinion on the ending features from Howard L. Hannum; Setting in which the development of the girl took place; Movement by movement...
- "Well, well, well": Cross-Gendered Autobiography and the Manuscript of "Hills Like White Elephants." Justice, Hilary K. // Hemingway Review;Fall98, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p17
Presents a critique of the book "Hills Like White Elephants," by Ernest Hemingway. Examination of textual elements that create ambiguity regarding the story as a tragedy; Analysis of the book's valley setting; Interpretation of the characters' dialogue.
- HEMINGWAY HILLS: SYMBOLISM IN 'HILLS LIKE WHITE ELEPHANTS' Weeks Jr., Lewis E. // Studies in Short Fiction;Winter80, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p75
Discusses the symbolism implicit in the short story 'Hills Like White Elephants,' by Ernest Hemingway. Assumption on the comparison to the color and the rounded contour of the hills; Contrast between sorrow and joy depicted in the color symbolism involving the licorice and the hills; Symbolic...
- Letting the Air Into a Relationship: Metaphorical Abortion in "Hills Like White Elephants." Wyche, David // Hemingway Review;Fall2002, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p58
Analyzes the recurring themes of abortion in Ernest Hemingway's "Hills Like White Elephants." Search for biographical experiences that may have inspired or influenced the story; Role of abortion in the fate of the protagonist's love affair; Consideration of the story's abortion as metaphorical;...
- THE BITTERSWEET TASTE OF ABSINTHE IN HEMINGWAY'S 'HILLS LIKE WHITE ELEPHANTS' Lanier, Doris // Studies in Short Fiction;Summer89, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p279
Discusses the significance of the alcoholic drink absinthe in Ernest Hemingway's short story 'Hills Like White Elephants.' Importance of the white elephant symbolism in the title of the story; Connotative and symbolic value of absinthe in the story; Narcotic and carnal history of the drink.
- Staking Everything on It: A Stylistic Analysis of Linguistic Patterns in "Hills Like White Elephants." Link, Alex // Hemingway Review;Spring2004, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p66
Presents a statistical analysis of the grammatical patterns in "Hills Like White Elephants," by Ernest Hemingway as a means of opening new avenues for its interpretation. Story's careful deployment of pronouns and use of repetition; Suggestion that the ambiguous, repetitious language deepens the...
- "Cat" and "Hills": Two Hemingway Fairy Tales. Coleman, Hildy // Hemingway Review;Fall92, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p67
Focuses on Ernest Hemingway's writings "Cat in the Rain" and "Hills Like White Elephants." Expansion of Hemingway's storytelling objectives; Fairy-tale opening; Resemblance of "Cat in the Rain" with Grimm's tale "Rapunzel."