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Skunk Hour

Skunk Hour


by Robert Lowell

Analysis: Shout Outs

When poets refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.

Historical References

Pop Cultural References

  • L.L. Bean (line 15)
  • Tudor Ford (line 26)
  • "Careless Love," a traditional song (line 32)

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