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How does the poem, "The Hollow Men" fit the modern writers' mindset?

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How does the poem, "The Hollow Men" fit the modern writers' mindset?

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T.S. Elliot’s “The Hollow Men” is a poem about the emptiness of humanity. After reading the poem thoroughly, it is obvious that Elliot is commenting on humanity’s spiritual hollowness and failure of will.  He adds that we are devoid of spirituality where we are pushing away from God without thinking of the consequences.   This is a subject which many modern writers about.  

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