Setting In 'Hills Like White Elephants'

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Setting is a very important part of a story. The setting of “Hills like White Elephants” is a railroad station. The reason it affects the story is because it’s a symbol and causes people to think different things when the women goes to put the bags away. If the setting was in a city or a coffee shop, the whole story would have changed. “Hills like White Elephants” is a short story about a couple who is arguing at a railroad station, since they don’t come out and say directly what the couple is arguing about we have to come up with our own conclusions. The setting is important to the story because it is a symbol. The railroad station symbolizes the choosing a path to take which is what the couple is doing. The couple has to decide whether
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