The Red Convertible By Louise Erdrich Literary Analysis

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The Deeper Story How do people know about “setting and symbol” in a story? In this essay, I am going to introduce some of them to you. “Setting” can have many different meanings. In the story, “setting” means place, time, social, religious environment and how people are doing etc…. “Symbol” can mean something that stands for something else. Because of that, I picked three stories I had read. First, “Hills Like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemingway. Second, “The Red Convertible” by Louise Erdrich. Let me do a little bit to introduce those authors, Mr. Ernest Hemingway was an American author and journalist and his life of adventure influenced later generations. Miss Louise Erdrich is an American writer of novels, poetry, and children's books featuring Native American characters and settings. In the following paragraphs, I will examine each story and how setting, symbol and important ideas are used in each story.…show more content…
The station isn’t a final destination but merely a stopping point between Barcelona and Madrid, they are waiting the next train comes and talk a big problem they need to think about it. They need to decide where should they go next, this is a problem they need to discuss because it will effect there relationship in the future. Moreover, the contrast between the white hills and barren valley possibly highlights the dichotomy between life and death, fertility and sterility, and mirrors the choice the girl faces between having the baby or having the abortion. At the end, author did not say anything about what the girl decide, but in the last few sentences it seems like the girl feel happy in that moment, I guess the author want the reader think about what happen after
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