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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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    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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    Quote Originally Posted by BostonRob
    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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    A never ending supply of what is needed for life.
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    We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
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    Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.

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    Would you like a dream with that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by georgiaboy

    Oh well there ya go!
    Quote Originally Posted by Buddha
    We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
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    Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.

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    Quote Originally Posted by georgiaboy
    Hm, not bad

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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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    foo comes through again. oh, to be a student again. uh....no thanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EJ123
    Hm, not bad
    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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    Did I tell you about the story of being expelled from college for hacking? It's all true, Georgiaboy leads a double life.
    Would you like a dream with that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by VegaVixen
    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.
    Would you like a dream with that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by georgiaboy
    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.
    If you notice this notice then you will notice that this notice is not worth noticing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jschen
    Plagiarism is still plagiarism. Simply rewriting someone else's paper doesn't make it your own.
    Putting your name on the top does though!

    Just kidding

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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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    Quote Originally Posted by Taerom
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by VegaVixen
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by EJ123
    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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