Hills Like White Elephants Q&A

  • 1

    What behaviors indicate that the American and the girl are living in a paternalistic society?

  • 2

    What effect does Hemingway create through his use of the third-person objective point of view?

  • 3

    In what ways does "Hills Like White Elephants" exemplify Hemingway's iceberg technique?

  • 4

    In what ways does the American's declaration that he "wouldn't have [the girl] do it if [she] didn't want to" invoke verbal irony?