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Hills Like White Elephants

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.