By T.S. Eliot
<ul><li>We are the  hollow  men </li></ul>
<ul><li>TOGETHER </li></ul>piece filled with straw.  Alas! Leaning
<ul><li>Our  dried  voices, when </li></ul>We  whisper   together Are  quiet   and   meaningless ______ >
<ul><li>As  wind  in dry grass </li></ul><ul><li>Or  rats’  feet over  broken glass </li></ul><ul><li>In OUR  dry   cellar...
<ul><li>ShApE   without   form ,  ShAdE   without   colour , </li></ul>
<ul><li>Those who have crossed </li></ul>
 
<ul><li>Violent souls , but only </li></ul>As the hollow men The stuffed men
<ul><li>Eyes  I  dare   not   meet in dreams </li></ul>In  death’s   dream   kingdom These   do  not   appear
<ul><li>There,  the eyes are </li></ul>
<ul><li>There, is a  tree   swinging </li></ul>And  voices  are In the  wind’s   singing
Than a  fading star
<ul><li>Let  me  be  no  nearer </li></ul>
<ul><li>Let  me also  wear </li></ul>Such  deliberate   d i s g u i s e s Rat’s  coat, crow skin , crossed  staves
<ul><li>In a  field </li></ul><ul><li>Behaving as the  wind   behaves </li></ul>
<ul><li>Not that  final   meeting </li></ul>
<ul><li>This  is  the  dead land </li></ul>This  is  the  cactus land
<ul><li>Here  the  stone   images </li></ul><ul><li>Are  RAISED , here they  receive </li></ul><ul><li>The  supplication  ...
 
<ul><li>Is it like  this </li></ul><ul><li>In  death’s   other   king dom </li></ul>
<ul><li>Waking   alone </li></ul><ul><li>At the  hour  when  we   are </li></ul><ul><li>tReMbLiNg  with   tenderness </li>...
<ul><li>Lips  that  would   kiss </li></ul>Form   prayers   to   broken   stone
<ul><li>The   eyes  are  not   here </li></ul><ul><li>There are  no   eyes   here </li></ul>
 
<ul><li>In this  last  of  meeting places </li></ul><ul><li>We grope  together </li></ul><ul><li>And  avoid   speech </li>...
<ul><li>Sightless , unless </li></ul><ul><li>The  eyes   reappear </li></ul><ul><li>As the  perpetual   star </li></ul>
The   hope   only Of   empty men
<ul><li>Here   we  go  round   the   prickly   pear </li></ul><ul><li>Prickly   pear   prickly   pear </li></ul>Here   we ...
<ul><li>Between  the  idea </li></ul>And the  reality
<ul><li>Between  the  motion </li></ul>And the  act
 
<ul><li>Between  the  conception </li></ul><ul><li>And  the  creation </li></ul>
<ul><li>Between   the   emotion </li></ul>And  the   response
<ul><li>Falls  the  shadow </li></ul><ul><li>Life  is  very   l  o  n  g </li></ul>
<ul><li>Between  the  desire </li></ul><ul><li>And the  spasm </li></ul>Between  the  potency And the  existence
<ul><li>Between  the  essence </li></ul>And the  descent
 
<ul><li>For  Thine  is </li></ul><ul><li>Life  is </li></ul><ul><li>For  Thine  is the </li></ul>
<ul><li>This  is the  way  the  world   ends </li></ul>
<ul><li>This  is the  way  the  world   ends </li></ul>
This  is the  way  the  world   ends
<ul><li>Not  with a  bang  but a  whimper </li></ul>
<ul><li>“ Not with a bang but a whimper”- Allegory </li></ul><ul><li>“ Kingdom”- motif </li></ul><ul><li>“ Between the des...
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  1. 1. By T.S. Eliot
  2. 2. <ul><li>We are the hollow men </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>TOGETHER </li></ul>piece filled with straw. Alas! Leaning
  4. 4. <ul><li>Our dried voices, when </li></ul>We whisper together Are quiet and meaningless ______ >
  5. 5. <ul><li>As wind in dry grass </li></ul><ul><li>Or rats’ feet over broken glass </li></ul><ul><li>In OUR dry cellar </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>ShApE without form , ShAdE without colour , </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Those who have crossed </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Violent souls , but only </li></ul>As the hollow men The stuffed men
  9. 10. <ul><li>Eyes I dare not meet in dreams </li></ul>In death’s dream kingdom These do not appear
  10. 11. <ul><li>There, the eyes are </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>There, is a tree swinging </li></ul>And voices are In the wind’s singing
  12. 13. Than a fading star
  13. 14. <ul><li>Let me be no nearer </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Let me also wear </li></ul>Such deliberate d i s g u i s e s Rat’s coat, crow skin , crossed staves
  15. 16. <ul><li>In a field </li></ul><ul><li>Behaving as the wind behaves </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Not that final meeting </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>This is the dead land </li></ul>This is the cactus land
  18. 19. <ul><li>Here the stone images </li></ul><ul><li>Are RAISED , here they receive </li></ul><ul><li>The supplication of a dead man’s hand </li></ul>
  19. 21. <ul><li>Is it like this </li></ul><ul><li>In death’s other king dom </li></ul>
  20. 22. <ul><li>Waking alone </li></ul><ul><li>At the hour when we are </li></ul><ul><li>tReMbLiNg with tenderness </li></ul>
  21. 23. <ul><li>Lips that would kiss </li></ul>Form prayers to broken stone
  22. 24. <ul><li>The eyes are not here </li></ul><ul><li>There are no eyes here </li></ul>
  23. 26. <ul><li>In this last of meeting places </li></ul><ul><li>We grope together </li></ul><ul><li>And avoid speech </li></ul><ul><li>Gathered on this beach of the tumid river </li></ul>
  24. 27. <ul><li>Sightless , unless </li></ul><ul><li>The eyes reappear </li></ul><ul><li>As the perpetual star </li></ul>
  25. 28. The hope only Of empty men
  26. 29. <ul><li>Here we go round the prickly pear </li></ul><ul><li>Prickly pear prickly pear </li></ul>Here we go round the prickly pear At five o’clock in the morning
  27. 30. <ul><li>Between the idea </li></ul>And the reality
  28. 31. <ul><li>Between the motion </li></ul>And the act
  29. 33. <ul><li>Between the conception </li></ul><ul><li>And the creation </li></ul>
  30. 34. <ul><li>Between the emotion </li></ul>And the response
  31. 35. <ul><li>Falls the shadow </li></ul><ul><li>Life is very l o n g </li></ul>
  32. 36. <ul><li>Between the desire </li></ul><ul><li>And the spasm </li></ul>Between the potency And the existence
  33. 37. <ul><li>Between the essence </li></ul>And the descent
  34. 39. <ul><li>For Thine is </li></ul><ul><li>Life is </li></ul><ul><li>For Thine is the </li></ul>
  35. 40. <ul><li>This is the way the world ends </li></ul>
  36. 41. <ul><li>This is the way the world ends </li></ul>
  37. 42. This is the way the world ends
  38. 43. <ul><li>Not with a bang but a whimper </li></ul>
  39. 44. <ul><li>“ Not with a bang but a whimper”- Allegory </li></ul><ul><li>“ Kingdom”- motif </li></ul><ul><li>“ Between the desire/And the spasm”-Parralellism </li></ul><ul><li>“ Here we go round the prickly pear/Prickly pear prickly pear”- rhythm </li></ul><ul><li>“ As wind in dry grass/Or rats’ feet over broken glass”- Consonance </li></ul>

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