The Hollow Men  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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'''The Hollow Men''' (1925) is a poem by T. S. Eliot. Its themes are, like many of Eliot's poems, overlapping and fragmentary, but it is recognized to be concerned with: post-war Europe under the Treaty of Versailles (which Eliot despised--compare 'Gerontion'); the difficulty of hope and religious conversion; and, as some critics argue, Eliot's failed marriage (Vivienne had been having an affair with Bertrand Russell).




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