T.S. Eliot's "The Hollow Men": a Hypertextual Study of Allusion


Brief explanation of how to use this document from a technical standpoint.  Also includes notes on the current status of this project.


An introduction the theory behind this document and to the topics I address elsewhere.


A discussion on the nature of allusions, the reasons authors use them, the effect they have on readers, and on the ways in which we can study them.

Why Hypertext?

A discussion on the reasons I wrote this as a hypertext document, what I hope to accomplish by doing so, and some of the advantages and disadvantages of hypertext as a medium.


Places to find information on T.S. Eliot from a historical perspective.

Hypertext version of "The Hollow Men"

A Hypertext version of the Eliot poem with links to annotation and analysis.


My conclusions on these topics and how they all effect each other.


A list of sources I used and consulted.

Heather Van Aelst

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