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Hills Like White Elephants

Hills Like White Elephants


by Ernest Hemingway

Hills Like White Elephants: Hills Like Orange Tigers Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Hills Like White Elephants? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What are the “hills” referenced in the title?

The White Cliffs of Dover
Whitecaps in the Baltic Sea
Snow-covered Spanish mountains
Actual white elephants, which really takes away much of the mystique of an otherwise intriguing title
Q. For what are the man and woman at the train station waiting?

The sunset
A train
Their daughter
Q. Who is reminded of ‘white elephants?’

The man
The woman
The train conductor
John Goodman’s daughter
Q. What is painted on the beaded curtain?

A liquor ad
A naked woman
It’s either a copy of a Jackson Pollock piece, or someone tripped and spilled a bucket of paint, or someone tripped and threw up
A country landscape
A portrait of a man
Q. What does the man try to convince the woman to do?

Chug a Newcastle
Run across the tracks
Climb to the roof of the station
Get an abortion