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Cat therefore, symbolizes women’s status that at all times strives to conform to the demands of their husband.
‘It isn’t any fun to be a poor kitty out in the rain’ reflects the way of woman’s life who is constantly under the vigil of her husband. The protagonist in the story is first addressed as ‘American wife’ and then as ‘American girl’ that subtly defines the difference between a married girl and girl who can pursue their happiness as they deem within the broader framework of patriarchal society. Married women are denied the basic right for self expression and empowerment of women and have to restrict themselves within the expected behavior as decided by their husband. Indeed, social conditioning significantly impacts marital bond and makes women rebel against the restrictions that make the unequal and less worthy of their counterparts.
On the other hand, Hemingway in the story, ‘Hills like White Elephants’ shows human frailty and confused state when confronted with issues that are socially unacceptable. The author has touched the issue of abortion and describes the vacillating views of the two individuals who are trying to justify the decision for abortion. Abortion is highly sensitive issue within the society and refers to deliberate termination of fetus. It has huge moral, religious and legal implications which make it almost a taboo subject. The author’s foray into the subject is highly abstract and touches the subject in various ways to display the personal fear, social stigma and future hope. The inter-related consequences of abortion have wide ramifications and as such, make the decision as most critical aspect of the deed.
The characters talk around the subject of abortion and the story slowly reflects how the woman succumbs to the desires of her partner and says ‘Then Ill do it.
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