literature meme | short stories [1/8]

“Hills Like White Elephants” shows Ernest Hemingway’s use of iceberg theory or theory of omission: a message is presented through a story’s subtext; for instance, in the story the word ‘abortion’ is never mentioned although the male character seems to be attempting to convince his girlfriend to have an abortion.

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