Hills Like White Elephants Essay | How Couples Relate: A Comparison of Two Short Stories

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How Couples Relate: A Comparison of Two Short Stories

Summary: Compares and contrasts two short stories from Literature and its Writers, by Ann and Samuel Charters. Explores the theme of couples in crisis in both In Hemingway's, "Hills Like White Elephants" and deMaupassant's "The Necklace".
In Hemingway's, "Hills Like White Elephants" and deMaupassant's "The Necklace", the couple faces a crisis. In each story the couple handles the situation in different ways, which caused one couple to suffer for a very long time and the other, due to the choice that they have made, gave them a better life.

In "The Necklace", the couple was not wealthy; the husband was a store clerk. When it came to going to a ball, she did not want to attend not just because she did not have anything to wear but she did not have any jewelry. The couple just could not afford it. Since her husband would do anything to make her happy, he had given her the money that he was saving up so she could buy herself a dress. After buying a dress and borrowing a necklace...

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