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Skunk Hour

Skunk Hour

by Robert Lowell

Madness Quotes

How we cite our quotes:

Quote #1

The season's ill – (line 13)

This doesn't exactly scream, "my mind's not right!" but it's the first major sign of our speaker projecting his mental illness on the state of the town.

Quote #2

One dark night,
my Tudor Ford climbed the hill's skull, (lines 25-26)

The speaker is going into the dark, dreary place in his memory.

Quote #3

My mind's not right. (line 30)

Here's the hard evidence. He admits to feeling off.

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