Hemingway: "Hills Like White Elephants" - Forum
Step 1. Open your story and the following form and then log into your Discussion Group--> Google Form
Discuss the following questions. Then have each person responsible for recording the response for your group in the Google Form.
- (Plot) Write a one-two sentence summary of the plot.
(Communication) What does this story seem to say about the role of communication in relationships?
(Relationships) Do you think the couple in "Hills Like White Elephants" have a future together? Can you see any conceivable situation in which their relationship works out?
(Role-reversal) How would the story be impacted/changed if Jig wanted the abortion and the man wanted to get married and keep the baby?
(It's a classic) This is known as one of Hemingway's best stories. Why do you think this is? What's so great about it.
(Question) Write one interesting and thought-provoking question about this text that will help the reader look closely at the themes and issues.