Uncle Monday Quotes

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Uncle Monday is an out-an-out conjure doctor.
-- Narrator (N/A paragraph 1)

Importance: This is the second sentence in the story. It quickly establishes Uncle Monday's supposed magical powers as a salient and central aspect of Uncle Monday's character as well as the overall narrative.

There is something about him that goes past hoodoo.
-- Narrator (N/A paragraph 1)

Importance: This quotation refers to Uncle Monday. This claim foreshadows the portrayal of Uncle Monday as supernatural even past the realm of hoodoo folklore. This portrayal allows the reader to access more various and in-depth thematic interpretations of what Uncle Monday represents.

Nobody knows anything about him, and that's a serious matter in a village of less than three hundred souls, especially when a person has lived there for forty years or more.
-- Narrator (N/A paragraph 1)

Importance: This quotation establishes the fact that Uncle Monday is a highly mysterious figure, even in the small village where he has lived for years. This sense of mystery lends itself...

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