Hills Like White Elephants Questions and Answers
by Ernest Hemingway

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What are the plot and climax of the story?

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A man and woman (Jig) are waiting at a train station in Zaragoza, Spain.  We can surmise that they are headed for Madrid from the text.  They drink beer and an Anis drink.  They note that the hills in the distance resemble white elephants.

The man begins to urge the woman to have an operation.  She tries to avoid the conversation by talking about the flavor of the drink, but the man is not amused.  The woman states that she...

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