Hills Like White Elephants Discussion Questions

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Read The Sun Also Rises and the other stories in Men Without Women. How do you characterize the human relationships portrayed by Heming-way in the books? What different kinds of relationships does Hemingway explore?

Investigate the American expatriate community in Paris during the years 1920 through 1929. Who are the members of the community? What is their relationship to each other? How did their close affiliation affect their writing?

The Treaty of Versailles ended the hostilities of the First World War. However, many historians argue that the terms of the treaty made the Second World War inevitable. Investigate the treaty and the years between the wars. Describe the connections between the Treaty of Versailles and movement toward World War II.

The role and status of women changed dramatically during the years from 1920-1929. Investigate this shift by looking at representations of women in art, music, and literature. What...

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