Hills Like White Elephants
by Ernest Hemingway
Jig Timeline and Summary
- Jig enters the bar with the man.
- They have drinks, and she talks about how the white mountains look like white elephants.
- When the man brings up abortion, she makes clear that she doesn’t want one.
- She also makes clear that marriage is the way she wants to go.
- When the conversation reaches a certain point she begs the man to stop talking.
- She puts on a smile, and stops talking about serious matters with the man.