T.S. Eliot's The Hollow Men: Summary & Analysis

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Which of the following is true of T.S. Eliot's 'The Hollow Men'?

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1. Which of the following is a main source text for 'The Hollow Men'?

2. Which of the following are characteristic of the style of 'The Hollow Men'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

'The Hollow Men' is a poem by T.S. Eliot, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the imagery, allusions and themes of 'The Hollow Men'.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • A main source text for the poem
  • Various styles of 'The Hollow Men'
  • What 'Death's dream kingdom' refers to
  • A figure that references modern people's inability to seek new moral living foundations

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson on 'The Hollow Men'
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately understand the various styles of the poem
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a reference to 'Death's dream kingdom'
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about a main source text for 'The Hollow Men'

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the accompanying lesson, T.S. Eliot's The Hollow Men: Summary & Analysis. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Provide the meaning of 'epigraph'
  • Understand the poem's use of allusion
  • Describe what happens in each of the poem's stanzas
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