Hills Like White Elephants
Hills Like White Elephants
by Ernest Hemingway
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Character Role Analysis

The Woman

The woman tending bar keeps popping into the story, but she does more than just take the orders and bring the drinks. As we discuss in "Narrator Point of View" she’s also important to the theme of "Language and Communication." She lets us know that the narrator is translating for us, and that the man is translating things for Jig.

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