“Hills Like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemingway

“Hills Like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemingway

Colored by Hemingway’s own European travels, “Hills Like White Elephants” tells the story of a conversation between a man and girl in a train station in rural Spain. As they discuss their relationship, which seems to be on the point of ending, Hemingway slowly reveals...
A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift

A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift

Outraged at the treatment of the Irish in his day, Jonathan Swift wrote a satire called A Modest Proposal which parodies 18th century political tracts. In this piece, Swift suggests that the Irish should sell their children as food to help end poverty and...