to follow the girl’s development in Hills like white elephants

to follow the girl’s development in Hills like white elephants, it is essential to have a clear sense of the setting in which her development takes place.As the story opens, the girl and her companion are sitting at a table outside a bar at a train station in Spain trying what to do about her pregnancy. Although it is never stated, they are trying to agree on whether or not she should have an abortion; and it becomes clears that she is reluctant to accede to her companion’s determined urging that an abortion would be an easy solution to their problem.