Ernest Hemingway was celebrated for his direct, clear and concise style of writing. And this characteristic comes in handy today, as I need to be brief and straightforward so as not to risk losing my generous neighbor’s Internet connection…
In “Hills like white elephants”, his powerful use of dialogue is greatly responsible for building up tension between the two main characters of the short story. I would like you to discuss the narrative technique he employs in the text. Once again, feel free to brainstorm!
To help focus your discussions, read the article entitled “Hemingway’s “Hills Like White Elephants” and the tradition of the American in Europe“.
Finally, in case you would like to have some hints from Nobel-prize winner Ernest Hemingway on how to write your assignments, click here! And for a moment of relaxation after a lot of serious work, click here!
Note: Folks, I’m really sorry I haven’t been present here as I intended to. This post was supposed to have come out on Thursday and it’s already Sunday! I know I told you these 2 weeks would be hard, but I didn’t count on not having Internet access for so long… I hope tomorrow all these technological issues will be solved and I will be able to catch up!