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Old 02-11-07, 08:19 PM   #1
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Hills like white elephants

Im doing a paper on this short story tonight, and for anyone who's read this, can someone explain some uses of sarcasm that I could use for my paper? I got the white elephant and the liquorice deal now. Does anyone know the meaning of "fields of grain?" Thanks for any help.
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Old 02-11-07, 08:25 PM   #2
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Fields of grain used as sarcasm? I have always associated it with prosperity.
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My guess is that it's an allusion to wealth. <shrug>
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Fields of grain used as sarcasm? I have always associated it with prosperity.
No, I planned fields of grain as a use of a symbol.
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The "fields of grain and trees along the banks of the Ebro" represent the growth of her unborn child.
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Don't even try it, baybuh. Your teachers know those sites.

We need to get Tom in here. Oh, Tom! Tom! <looking behind curtains and sofa>
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Don't even try it, baybuh. Your teachers know those sites.

We need to get Tom in here. Oh, Tom! Tom! <looking behind curtains and sofa>
You simply read each paragrapah and rewrite it with you own vinacular. Besides, the paper only got a B and could be improved on.
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You simply read each paragrapah and rewrite it with you own vinacular. Besides, the paper only got a B and could be improved on.
Man that site you gave me is really helping me with this paper with great ideas.
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Plagiarism is still plagiarism. Simply rewriting someone else's paper doesn't make it your own.
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Plagiarism is still plagiarism. Simply rewriting someone else's paper doesn't make it your own.
Putting your name on the top does though!

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I like how it elucidates correlating themes such as the hills and the white elephants as the pregnancy and a child. very nice.
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The "fields of grain and trees along the banks of the Ebro" represent the growth of her unborn child.
where did you get that one?
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Whew, just 200 more words to go.
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Don't even try it, baybuh. Your teachers know those sites.

We need to get Tom in here. Oh, Tom! Tom! <looking behind curtains and sofa>
Yesssss......?

Agreed, all the teacher has to do to catch echeat is google the first paragraph. This is assuming that they don't already know about the site! Good way to trash any hope of college!
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evidently apparent...or apparently evident?
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where did you get that one?
I just did a yahoo search and found something saying that.
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Aha at last I am finally done! well time for physics, ttyl.
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