Hills Like White Elephants and Other Hemingway Stories


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Hemingway wrote in such a way that he only gave the reader a small portion of the story. The rest had to be inferred. This approach is called the...

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1. Which of the following words would best describe Hemingway's prose?

2. The story 'Hills Like White Elephants' takes place

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Hemingway's short stories are studied in countless classrooms, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of why. Some concepts you'll be assessed on include Hemingway's style and theory of writing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Ernest Hemingway's approach to writing
  • Setting of 'Hills Like White Elephants'
  • Common theme in this author's writing

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Hemingway's writing style
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a narrator in one of Hemingway's short stories

Additional Learning

To learn more about this author's writing, review the accompanying lesson called 'Hills Like White Elephants' and Other Hemingway Stories. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the work of Ernest Hemingway
  • Understand Hemingway's style
  • Find out about several of his well known stories