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Analysis of The Hollow Men by T.S. Eliot

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Analysis of The Hollow Men by T.S. Eliot


Eliot, a master of the written craft, carefully thought out each aspect of his 1925 poem "The Hollow Men." Many differences in interpretation exist for Eliot's complex poetry. One issue never debated is the extensive range of things to consider in his TS Eliot's writing. Because TS Eliot often intertwined his writing by having one piece relate to another "The Hollow Men" is sometimes considered a mere appendage to The Waste Land. "The Hollow Men," however, proves to have many offerings for a reader in and among itself.
The epigraph contains two pertinent references (http). First, "Mistah Kurtz -- he dead" is an allusion to Conrad's Heart of Darkness. In his novella, Conrad portrays the empty nature of men. Mistah Kurtz is a character that lacks a soul, thus, a true "Hollow Man." In the second quotation the epigraph alludes to England's November 5 tradition of Guy Fawkes Day. In 1605, Guy Fawkes unsuccessfully tried to blow up the parliament building. Eliot's quote "A penny for the old guy" is called out by children on this ho...


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Spurr, David. Conflicts in Consciousness: T.S. Eliot's Poetry and Criticism. Urbana:
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Williamson, George. A Reader's Guide to T.S. Eliot: A Poem-by-Poem Analysis. New
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