An Research of T.S. Eliot's Poem "The Hollow Men"
In T.S. Eliot's poem The Hollow Guys, T.S. Eliot contrasts his straw-filled
hollow men with the "shed violent souls" of Mr. Kurtz and Person Fawkes.
Mr. Kurtz is a figure in Joseph Conrad's Heart and soul of Darkness. T.S. Eliot is
saying that it's easier to have met death also to have strong opinions than to
sit idly and remain stagnant. Both Eliot and Conrad happen to be portraying the general
society to be decaying. The hollow mean will be in circumstances of stagnation. They can
neither choose life nor death and so are consequently damned to a lifestyle where they will
waste away to nothing. The hollow males are said to stay in a gray, bleak
wasteland full of cactus. This notion contrasts with Conrad's make use of symbolism in
Heart of Darkness. Joseph Conrad portrays photos of stark white colored and black.
Joseph Conrad is saying that there have been only extremes getting the civilized and
the uncivilized. Mr. Kurtz was trying to be always a go-between for the civilized and
the uncivilized societies of England and Africa. Mr. Kurtz started to be depressed and
essentially devolved. In this good sense, Conrad says that