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Essay | Abortion: a Woman's Choice

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Abortion: a Woman's Choice

Summary: The choice of whether or not to abort the unborn child is mainly a woman's decision. If the woman wants to give birth to a child there is nothing that the man could say that can make her think otherwise. After all it's the woman who has to put up with the pain of child birth and suffer through pregnancy. Through Jig, Hemingway concludes that life has choices that should be made with the intention of one's better future.
The story "Hills Like White Elephants" is a conversation between a young woman `Jig' and an American man waiting for a train at a station in Spain. The author never names the topic of their discussion but as their dialogue progresses; it becomes evident that Jig is pregnant. The man wants Jig to abort the unborn child but she is unconvinced and wants to become a mother. Hemingway has brilliantly written the story's dialogue which "captures the feel of a private conversation while at the same time communicating the necessary narrative background" (O'Brien 19). At the end of the story, it is unclear as to what decision has been made; however, Hemingway gives the reader several clues regarding what Jig feels, and what she wants to do. Jig's private thoughts are illuminated by Hemingway's description of the setting, the character, and the conflict. Stanley Renner suggests that...

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